The No. 1 Solution to Suction Grab Bars in the Shower

Two grab bars in a tile shower

Best Solution to Suction Grab Bars in the Shower The best solution for grab bars in the shower does not include the suction kind. Suction grab bars create as much danger in the shower as not having any at all. Retailers like Amazon and Aging In boast suction grab bars as a safe option for balance support in the

Why We Support the Midwest Parkinson Walk

Importance of Supporting the Midwest Parkinson Walk We’re gearing up for the Midwest Parkinson Walk on September 7! In doing so, we wanted to take a minute to tell our story. As a company, we work with people living with Parkinson’s every day, making their homes more comfortable and adaptable to their unique needs. As a family, our brother-in-law was

Simple Universal Design Concepts to Include in Your Bathroom

Universal Design Bathroom Concepts Bathroom remodeling is a process. Starting with the realization your bathroom needs an update, all the way to the design process, and then choosing a builder, it’s a lot of time and money invested. Picking a design that will last you for many years will make the consuming process a little sweeter. We talked a few

Universal Design Kitchen: Concepts to Include in Your Next Kitchen

Universal Design Kitchen Essentials When we started this blog, one of our first posts explained Universal Design and its gaining popularity with homeowners. We focused primarily on the bathroom because that is the most dangerous room in the home. Roughly 80% of all falls happen there. But what room follows the bathroom remodel? Simply, the kitchen. Heart of the Home:

The Ins and Outs of Applying for Home Modification Permits

We’re talking about building permits. We recently heard a story on the news about a man with MS working to modify his home so that it was adaptable for his needs. He applied for permits to build and remodel his home to make it wheelchair accessible. However, the county was making the process long and arduous, delaying his ability to

Gardening for Everyone: Adapting Your Garden to You

Raised gardening allows everyone the opportunity to take part in the activity no matter their age or ability level. It gives every person the freedom to participate in growing their own vegetables, fruits or flowers. Adapting your garden to thrive with you is important to happy plants and a healthy you. Everyone has their own ability level. If you’ve had

Cost of Remodeling VS. Senior Living

Stay or Go? Saving money tends to stay at the forefront of most people’s minds. Finding deals at Costco or JC Penney, clipping coupons or garage sale-ing, we’re always looking for the best deal. When it comes to a home, yet again, we want the best value for our dollar. Yet, when the aging starts to set in, is the

Call in the Expert: Why Call a Pro to Install Your Stairlift or Chairlift?

Call in the Expert Do It Yourself (DIY) projects have become extremely popular in recent years. With Pinterest and YouTube as growing resources for these types of projects, homeowners have become even more independent. However, some projects still need the skills and knowledge of an expert. Some may choose the cheaper route and hire a general contractor. Although they may

Universal Design: A Disguise for Aging in Place

Universal Design home

What is Aging in Place? “Aging in Place.” What does that mean? If you’re reading this and asking the same question, you’re not alone. Most homeowners do not understand this phrase, but they are taking actions that fall under its definition. Aging in place is defined by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention as “the ability to live

Accessible Gardening for Beginners

Raised garden pansies

As seen in Comfort Keepers’ blog. Benefits of Gardening Gardening has been credited by multiple research studies to have a positive effect on mental health. There are physical and psychological benefits to go along with the popular outdoor activity. Things like core strengthening and better heart health along with reduced stress and an increased sense of well-being are just a

About Us

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.