Leading an Active Life
Staying active and engaged in the life of the community is a vital key to well-being and independence. People who volunteer with organizations and causes they support, for example, enhance not just their sense of vitality but their physical health. That's what the research shows.
There are lots of ways to stay active: In addition to the resources on volunteering in this section, you'll want to check out our travel and leisure resources. Staying active can also be enhanced by how you design or redesign your home to be accessible and support independent living for the long-term.
- Universal Design and Adaptive Design
- Adapting a Home for Independent Living
- Funding Home Adaptations or Accessible Housing
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