Aging in Place

Autumn Donavan is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist.  CAPS creates a safe accesible home for all abilities and ages. Many older homeowners  want to continue to live in a familiar environment (“age in place”) throughout their maturing years.  By instituting simple universal design techniques, professional Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists can help ensure that you live in your home comfortably, safely and independently for as long as you want, regardless of age or ability level.

What is Aging-in-Place?
Aging-in-place is a design philosophy that looks at remodeling and home building from the perspective of the aging population. In short, it’s a building philosophy that strives to make average homes as accessible, helpful, and free of obstacles as possible. That means everything from building stairless front entryways to installing variable height countertops in kitchen remodels. Literally every aspect of a home, from lighting to layout, is influenced when a residence is built or remodeled with aging-in-place in mind. Continue Reading About Aging in Place

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Aging in Place

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