Your basement is a part of the house you have neglected for too long. It does not need to be a dark, uninviting room useful only for laundry and storing boxes of things you haven’t looked at in decades. Your basement can become a perfectly good, useful part of the house – even a place for someone else to live comfortably. In this article, we’ll mention some basement remodeling ideas to get you started. Once you start with ideas for remodeling your basement, you will find that it’s almost like you’ve added a new floor to your house! Here’s a scenario that many of us may face: what if you have a relative, like a mother-in-law or a child, come back to live with you for a time? The basement can be an excellent place to remodel for this purpose, giving your relative space they can feel at home in. The basement naturally feels a little different from the rest of the building – you can use this to your advantage. That “different feeling” will make your guest feel more comfortable with calling a certain portion of the house their own. You can seize on that “different feeling” for other purposes, too. Once you’ve renovated the basement, you will find that the space’s unique qualities make it very suitable for rooms in the home that aren’t meant to feel...Read More
Month: March 2010
3 Products to help you care for your elderly parent at Home There are so many products out there today for elder care at home that I though it might be helpful to share some of my favorites with you, my readers. These three elder home care products have proven to be really helpful for us, when my wife and I were giving care to our aging parent in our mother in law suite. I hope they will be of help to you and your family too. 1) Airgo Navigator Rollator and Transport Chair Mobility is a major priority in helping your aging parent to be as independent as possible and enjoy a high quality of life. With so many walkers, rollators transport chairs and other products out there, it can be a challenge to find the right one. We chose the Airgo Navigator because it is really light weight at only 21lbs and folds to a very small size for easy transport. Its ability to convert to a transport chair is a real benefit in case your loved on needs to take a rest while you are out with them. It also has a convenient place to sit down in case they need to take a break when moving around in the home and your not around. 2)Sliding Seat Transfer Bench The bathroom is the most dangerous place...Read More
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In-Lawsuite.com is a Mother In-Law Suite blog dedicated to providing families with information and resources for mother in-law suite plans, design, elderly at home care, and aging in place. Our goal is to help as many people as possible be the best caregiver they can be for their aging parents and loved ones.