Universal Design can help you enjoy your home today, and it
will help you to stay in your home as you age. Common features
Universal Design makes your home a space that enables
you to thrive as your living situation changes and makes life
easier for visitors to your home. It's about making your home a
comfortable and safe environment where everyone is welcome, and
everyone can flourish.
No step entries and doorways
Floors, showers and bathtubs with non-slip surfaces
Lever-style door handles and faucets
The Board of Supervisors are encouraging Universal Design as part
of the 50+ Action Plan.
Universal Design Links
"Universal Design concepts will
ensure that our housing meets
the needs of every age and
can easily be adapted."
Fairfax County Board of
"Fairfax 50+ Action
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Design Public Service Announcement
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