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En español | When caring for an aging loved one, some changes are in order. A few home modifications will make tasks easier, reduce the risk of falls and improve accessibility. The best part? “You can integrate these ideas invisibly, seamlessly and beautifully — without turning your home into a hospital,” says universal design expert Cynthia Leibrock, founder of the consulting firm Easy Access to Health in Livermore, Colo. — Ken Budd
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