Purple Heart Homes

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Supporting military veterans aging in place, Purple Heart Homes offers home modification services that make for a safer and more liveable environment. 

From the website: "In today’s market to sell a home in hopes to repurchase something more suited to your physical needs is difficult at best. And as we age our injuries don’t go away, they often grow worse. Purple Heart Homes sees the added benefit of helping a  Veterans who are disabled by an injury or illness that was incurred or aggravated during active military service. These disabilities are considered to be 'service-connected'.

Service Connected Disabled Veteran being able to stay in his or her home—not to be moved to a nursing home, not to be restricted to demoralizing realities in their daily lives. Whether or not you were thanked when you got off the plane or 40 years later—a proper reintegration and social acceptance affects veterans’ lives."

 

 

 

 

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Listing type: 
Product or Service
Filed as: 
Safety and security tools, Service providers
Key words: 
Military veterans, home modifications, Purple Heart Homes