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Renovating for Love, with
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AARP asked entrants to the Room Makeover Contest to describe how remodeling a kitchen or bathroom would help them or their loved ones live more comfortably in their homes. Learn how universal design has improved the lives of the two winners. Read

 

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A Winning Kitchen

Judy Hammill planned to retire to the old family farmhouse and live near her daughter Jamie. They entered the contest and won a kitchen that helps to fulfill that dream.  Watch

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A Winning Bath

As Mary Waggoner's parents grew more infirm, she faced the likelihood that their weekend visits would have to stop. Then they won the contest. Watch

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Revitalize Your Kitchen

Excerpts from the AARP Guide to Revitalizing Your Home, with expert tips on how to make universal design work for you. Read

What Is Universal Design?

Learn the basics of building homes and other structures for the safety, comfort and convenience of everyone. Read

Find Building and Design Pros to Fit Your Needs

Find certified designers, builders and other pros who can make your house safe and comfortable for as long as you want to live there. Do

How Well is Your Home Caring for You?

See our checklists of universal design solutions if disabilities are cramping your style. Read

Prefab 'In-law' Cottages Mix Safety, Comfort

New freestanding modular home additions aim to provide the right kind of space for aging in place. Read

Making Your Home Accessible — and Beautiful

Harvard architecture teacher Cynthia Leibrock joins AARP's Elinor Ginzler to discuss how universal design helps people age gracefully. Listen

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