In this Hong Kong flat redesigned by Longevity Design House for its ageing occupants, simple modifications have been made, such as more accessible storage and a timber handrail on the wall that doubles as a physiotherapy bar.
In this Hong Kong flat redesigned by Longevity Design House for its ageing occupants, simple modifications have been made, such as more accessible storage and a timber handrail on the wall that doubles as a physiotherapy bar.

What if they have dementia or a stroke? How to adapt homes for couples so they can age in place

  • Why leave the home you are familiar with just because you are getting old? Designers can adapt it by rounding edges, adding grab rails and anti-slip floors
  • Furniture height can be adjusted, doors widened for wheelchair users, and rooms altered to maximise light. Smart-home devices will increasingly be an option

In this Hong Kong flat redesigned by Longevity Design House for its ageing occupants, simple modifications have been made, such as more accessible storage and a timber handrail on the wall that doubles as a physiotherapy bar.
In this Hong Kong flat redesigned by Longevity Design House for its ageing occupants, simple modifications have been made, such as more accessible storage and a timber handrail on the wall that doubles as a physiotherapy bar.
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