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Aging In Place - A Wonderful Life at Home

Record #: CWD1292
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 11 Sep 2020


Office Phone 705-716-7862
Primary Contact Veronica Rita Vescio-Wrigley, Certified Aging In Place Specialist


Address & Map
Wasaga Beach, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable


Description (Service) Assists individuals in assessing the current home in terms of safely, ability to live independently and comfortably regardless of age, income or ability levels. Works with individuals to research ideas and resources needed to design and build/modify barrier-free living environments.

An initial assessment would include but not be limited to such items as:
  • Condition of walk and driveway surface: are handrails or ramps need; are house numbers visible at night from the street?
  • Condition of floors and hallway: are they level, wide enough and clear of clutter; are there any area rugs or trip hazards?
  • Bathroom amenities: is sink basin and tub safely accessible and equipped with necessary safety features such as grab bars or tub/shower support?
  • Kitchen and living areas: is lighting appropriate for tasks to be completed; are levels of work services, appliances, shelving and storage accessible and adequate?
  • In an emergency, is there easy access to home phone or cell phone?

Service Details

Legal Status (60) Commercial
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm
Evening and weekend appointment available upon request
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions.

Individuals who are not experiencing health issues related to aging.

Individuals who have a progressive or other condition that requires home modifications or equipment.

Individuals who are dealing with an abrupt or traumatic health-related change.
Application Call for an assessment.
Languages English
Fees Service ; Call for more information


Service Categories Home Safety Evaluations

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