Build your custom home with an aging-in-place design plan! According to a study conducted by the AARP, 90 percent of people would prefer to age in their own homes rather than choosing to move as they age to a home that can accommodate their needs. We can help you build your custom home with an aging in place design plan.
Aging-in-Place Design Plan a Growing Trend
Building a custom home with an aging-in-place design plan is a bigger trend in younger people today than ever before. They are choosing universal design principles to plan for potential guests, parents who could potential move in with them as they age and also for their own futures down the line as they age!
We are certified aging-in-place specialists (CAPS). This means we are trained to help you make choices that will allow you to stay in your home safely and securely for the long run. We can plan for the future during the design and building process. We can also help make modifications to an existing home to make it more accessible now and in the future. This benefits not only you as the homeowner but also your potential guest. We also implement universal design principles into our custom homes. Universal design principles are well suited for everyone!
Elements of Aging-in-Place Design
These design features include but are not limited to :
-Main level bedroom suites
-In-law suites with separate entrances
-Devices powered by technology to make tasks like changing home temperature or controlling door locks operable from a smart phone
-Extra lighting in high traffic areas of the home
-Using flooring choices that cause less tripping hazards and are more gentle on the bodies joints
-Adjustable shower heads and no-step entry showers for accommodating limited mobility
-Wider doorways and hallways
Let us help you design your custom home with an aging-in-place design plan! Planning for the future in the building process allows you to stay in your home for the long run in a safe and secure way! It will also help you accommodate aging parents or guests with confidence.