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Kitchen Tips for Aging in Place

Are you in the home you love, and want to stay long term? Do you have elderly parents that may move in with you some day? Following these 10 simple tips will make it safer and easier to navigate the kitchen space. When planning your new home or remodel, keep these factors in mind when in the design phase of your project. Read the full article here!


1. Install a pullout pantry

2. Round the edges

3. Keep the sink close to the stove

4. Opt for a shallow sink

5. Place the microwave at or below counter height

6. Choose standard counter-depth appliances and cabinets without any frills

7. Make corners accessible
















8. Pick drawers over doors

9. Focus on clearance space


10. Ensure that floors are slip-resistant


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