Aging in Place: The Kitchen – Part One

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If you are thinking making modifications to your home to make life easier and safer, we have a few ideas.

Here’s a few tips:


1. Pull-out pantry:
Pantries house everything all in one place, you can see everything easily, so you don’t end up buying something you already have. By having clear see-through containers you can quickly see what you are running out of.
 Bulk Food Storage in Cabinet Drawer A pantry can also be simply a pull-out drawer. You can pick up some clear snaplock containers to fit into your drawers. By having clear containers it makes is easy to see what you are running out of at a glance.
2. Pull-outs can be your best friend:
As we age getting on your hands and knees if not as easy as it once was. Pull-outs can be a big help in solving this problem. It can be easier to lift heavy plates up out of a drawer instead of lifting out of an upper cabinet.
 Cabinet Drawer Organization for dishes  In cabinet cookware

2. Avoid sharp edges of countertops: This can save on bumps and bruises as you maneuver around the kitchen.

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I have provided some helpful links to Amazon for the snaplock containers mentioned above.

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3.5 Cups

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5.4 Cups

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