Posted on August 25, 2018
The baby boomers are getting older and want to live comfortably within their means. With old age can bring a variety of different problems including restricted mobility over time. Elderly people shouldn’t be forced to go to nursing homes just because they can’t get around like they used to. Aging in place allows older people to age in the comfort of their own homes and residential elevators help to make this possible. Here are just a few benefits of aging in place in Rockville.
“Home is where the heart is” is a very true statement. Our homes are where we feel most comfortable and secure. Aging in place allows older people to live in a safe, healthy environment. Nursing homes are starting to become overcrowded, which limits the amount of care that can be given to any one person at a time. This also is bringing on health and safety risks in the nursing homes because there simply aren’t enough staff members to take care of everyone. In addition, having a large number of people in one building in very close proximity increases the risk of passing on various illnesses and diseases.
There is nothing like being able to do things on your own when you want to. Independence is something that everyone wants and after years of being that way, nobody wants to have to go back to depending on someone. This is what happens when older people are taken to nursing homes. They now have to depend on their caregivers to give them what they need. Aging in place allows them to keep the independence they’ve had for all of these years. If they have mobile disabilities, simply installing a residential elevator in your Rockville home will allow them to get around so much easier!
When you are already comfortable in your place, it can be difficult to start over entirely. In fact, this process of change can put a lot of stress on older people that have gotten so comfortable in their daily routine. Moving them to a nursing home forces them to develop an entirely new routine and they may not be able to continue with the hobbies and pastimes that they love the most. Aging in place allows people to stay comfortable where they are and continue with their normal way of living. With modern technology, we no longer have to outgrow our homes. Instead, our homes can grow and adapt to our needs.
Signature Elevators & Accessible Design, LLC works with leading manufacturers to provide you with the beautiful residential elevator that you need. Located in Rockville, MD, we have years of experience with incorporating elevators into multi-story homes and working with customers to ensure the elevator meets their specific needs. With styles from modern tubes to wood paneled cabs, Signature Elevators has all the tools you need to build the perfect elevator for your home! Visit our website or contact us at (301)-251-1659 for more information. The manufacturers we represent are:
Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators https://www.vacuumelevators.com/
Stiltz Lifts https://www.stiltzlifts.com/
Waupaca Elevators https://www.waupacaelevator.com/
Cambridge Elevating http://www.cambridgeelevating.com/