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

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 Place.org 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

Celebrating 29 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Twenty-nine 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

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

Smart Home | Accessible Home

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 efficient and cost-effective (in most instances). Now with

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

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.