- A master bedroom and bath on the first floor.
- A low or n0-threshold entrance to the home with an overhang.
- Lever-style door handles.
- No change in levels on the main floor.
- Bright lighting in all areas, especially places like stairways.
- A low-maintenance exterior.
- Non-slip flooring at the main entryway.
- An open floor plan, especially in the kitchen and dining areas.
- Handrails at all steps.
* Courtesy of the NAHB (National Association of Home Builders)