Is your home “Aging-In-Place” ready?

Editors Note… Part 4 is the final in the series: “Is your home “Aging-In-Place” ready?” Please comment if you have any questions and comments and please enjoy the blog. Part 4 – Credit, credit and more credit When we started this case study, I’ve talk about staying in your home as a viable solution. DesignContinue reading “Is your home “Aging-In-Place” ready?”

Is your home “Aging-In-Place” ready?

Part 3 – Recommending a sound course of action Let’s review the previous case study:  The client’s 1940’s suburban bungalow home has two bedrooms, an entryway and a porch on the east side of the home. The kitchen, dining and living room are on the west side of the home. There is only attic spaceContinue reading “Is your home “Aging-In-Place” ready?”

Is your home “Aging-In-Place” ready?

Part 2 – Inspecting your current environment As a “Design Professional”, it is much easier to design an Aging-In-Place (AIP) solution for a newly created design home. For instance, the first thing I have to find out from this client is how long he/she will be staying in their new home and then all IContinue reading “Is your home “Aging-In-Place” ready?”

Is your home “Aging-In-Place” ready?

Part 1 – A familiar story… As with many consumers whom decided to make that plunge to design and build your dream home, think about the number of hours you put in: to settle on a design, interview with various builders before settling on the one, getting financing and picking out the decorum, etc… ThenContinue reading “Is your home “Aging-In-Place” ready?”