703-443-1861 M - F 9:00 - 5:00 Leesburg, Virginia
703-443-1861 M - F 9:00 - 5:00 Leesburg, Virginia
Certified Aging in Place Specialist
Since 2007
Home Modifications
Seniors, Veterans, Mobility Challenged
Family Owned
Leesburg, Virginia
28
Nov

Community Outreach with the NVFPC

Tony visited Virginia Tech to meet with the head of the locomotion research department (Ph.D Thurmon Lockhart) where they are studying the relationship between gait, mobility and falls in older adults. The VA Tech grad students are now working with the NVFPC for community based fall risk assessments here in Loudoun. Fall Risk Assessment Day held in October, 2011 by the Northern Virginia Fall Prevention Coalition:
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28
Nov

Preventing Falls

Almost 1/3 of the population age 65 and better will suffer a fall. Almost half of all falls happens in the home. There are 4 steps you can take to prevent a fall: Begin an exercise program to increase coordination and balance. Take a list of ALL of the medications you are taking to your pharmacist. Include ALL prescriptions, vitamin supplements, over the counter medications and herbs. Combinations may cause dizziness and a fall. Have your vision checked...
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Livable Home Tax Credit
28
Nov

Livable Home Tax Credit

The Virginia Livable Home Tax Credit (LHTC) program is designed to improve accessibility and universal visitibility in Virginia’s residential units by providing state tax credits for the purchase of new units or the retrofitting of existing housing units. Tax credits are available for up to $5,000 for the purchase of a new accessible residence and up to 50 percent for the cost of retrofitting existing units, not to exceed $5,000. For more information about the Livable Home Tax...
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Grants for Disabled Veterans The US Department of Veterans Affairs
28
Nov

Grants for Disabled Veterans

The US Department of Veterans Affairs offers grant programs to assist disabled veterans and service members with necessary home modifications. Schaffer Construction is an approved contractor for these Grant Programs and we understand what the Veterans Administration requires. We work closely with the agent and veteran. Read more on our Veterans page.
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