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Universal Design Ideas in the Kitchen

Wouldn’t you want the hardest-working room in your house to allow you to perform tasks with ease as you get older? A kitchen with Universal Design features can be your body’s best friend (at any age). Here are a number of ideas to incorporate:  Layout and Design: Keep the sink close to the stove. As we age, it’s harder on our arms and backs to carry big pots full of water to and from the cooktop. If any spills occur on the way, it’s