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Updated December 11, 2020 with new OrCam technology. Tech Takeover Technology consumes our world. From the time we wake up until the time we go to bed, we interact with screens and devices almost 24/7. The onset of tech gave us new ways to connect with old friends and family living across the globe. It has made travel safer, more

Home Improvements and Modifications for Aging in Place

Original piece as seen on the Redfin Blog. August 20, 2020 by Julia Weaver Now more than ever before, we’re seeing more adults choosing to live at home as they grow in years, or what is known as aging in place, and maintain their lifestyle for as long as possible, rather than moving into a nursing home or assisted care center. In

Celebrating 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Thirty years ago, America took one step closer to making all Americans truly equal. The passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 was a landmark moment in US history. It has been the commander of several Supreme Court decisions, protecting millions of Americans living with disabilities from discrimination. The ADA’s purpose is to give people with disabilities

Outdoor Home Modifications to Help You Live Independently

Attentions turned to our homes in a matter of days when governments across the world ordered citizens to shelter in place. We only leave our home for the essentials: grocery shopping, running to the bank, or exercise. Anything else – meeting friends for dinner, seeing a show, or vacationing – became a mere memory. With the change of pace, we’ve

Why a Bidet Toilet Seat Will Change Your Life

You’ll Never Need to Buy Toilet Paper Again We’re serious. You will never need to buy toilet paper again if you invest in a bidet. Bidets (pronounced bih-days, french for pony) are used to clean the undercarriage portion of our bodies after using the toilet.  No need for toilet paper as bidets are extremely hygienic, even more so than using

Guide to Stair Lifts: What to Know Before You Buy

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Continue your independence with a stair lift Obstacles are everywhere – jumping through hoops at work, avoiding a crack in the sidewalk, swerving your car to miss that cute squirrel running across the road. Our homes should be a safe haven from the world’s daily hurdles. However, mobility issues limit how we move inside our own homes. Aging, disabilities, and

Preparing for the 2020 Raised Gardening Season

Raised garden with vegetables and herbs

We’re nearing March. The cold, snowy months are waning. With spring drawing near, it’s time to begin planning your garden. The first day of spring is March 19, but don’t wait until then to decide what seeds to buy. For some plants, you might want to start them inside and transplant them once the snow is gone for good. A

Remodel Cost: What You Can Expect to Recoup in 2020

Contractor working to remodel room

2020 Remodeling Have no fear, remodeling is still here. Although the economy seems to be stalling, depending on which news outlet you listen to, remodeling is still valuable to homeowners. The cost to remodel is always a deciding factor for homeowners. If the return on investment is high, what other reasons do you need? The industry-leading Remodeling Magazine recently published

Top Five Products to Purchase as You Age

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What Products Should I Buy as I Age? Maybe this isn’t your exact question. It might be more along the lines of, “Do I need a grab bar now?” or “Will I need a ramp in the future?” Maybe you’re not even thinking about home modifications for yourself. You may be researching different modifications to help your parents, grandparents, or

Harvesting Your Raised Garden and Planning for Winter

Enjoying the Fruits of our Labor We’re very sad to say that it’s the end of summer. As autumn kicks into full swing, it exchanges the warm, sunny days of summer with cool temperatures, falling leaves and the end of a season. Your garden, however, is at its peak in produce. Our Home For Life raised garden is overflowing with

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Here at Home For Life Advantage, we pride ourselves on being the leading provider of ADA accessibility equipment in the Greater Chicago area. Serving people with disabilities and seniors desiring to remain independently living in their homes. We also supply and install accessibility equipment in commercial buildings.