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building homes


                                                                                and hope

          aging in place for vets

    what is aging in place?                                                     repair service options

     Aging in Place is a partnership                                            safety improvements:
     with people age 65 or older to help                                        •  Easy-to-see contrast steps
     them age safely in their homes.                                            •  Grab bars
     The program focuses on making                                              •  Non-slip stair treads
     safety improvements, mobility                                              •  No-step door threshold
     modifications and weatherization                                           •  Railings in halls and stairs
     enhancements.                                                              •  Raised toilet seat
                                                                                •  Ramps
                                                                                •  Repair tripping hazards
     selection criteria                                                         •  Secure door or window locks
                                                                                •  Minor lighting improvements:
     need for housing                                                           •  brighter bulbs, wireless controls,
     •  Is your home in need of repair(s)?                                          add lamps
     •  Are you age 65 or older?
     •  Do you live in your home full-                                          mobility modifications:
        time?                                                                   •  Easy-to-use cabinet pulls
                                                                                •  Lever-style door handles/faucets
                                                                                •  Small bathroom modification
     ability to pay
                                                                                •  Widen doorways
     •  Do you earn less than 120%
        of the Area Median Income in
                                                                                weatherization enhancements:
        Maricopa/Pinal Counties?
                                                                                •  Replace caulking or sealing
     •  Do you have insurance on your
                                                                                •  Weather strips to doors
                                                                                •  Window replacements,
                                                                                •  Roofing and insulation
     willingness to partner
     •  Are you willing to be present
                                                                                additional exterior examples:
        when the work is completed?
                                                                                •  Exterior painting or

                                                                                This program is open to US Military Veterans
       call 602-268-9022 or visit                          and their families living in Maricopa or Pinal
                                                                                County. Please contact us for more details.

    9133  W. Grand Avenue, Suite 1, Peoria, Arizona 85345   602-268-9022  •  •  ROC #251891  ROC #324644
    Reasonable accommodations  will be made upon request. We proudly work with Arizona Relay  Service (TTD) 711 to provide access  to the hearing impaired.
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