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Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as “Aging in Place / Universal Design”

Aging in place kitchen design tips

Aging in place design is an important feature for all parts of your home. Not only does it include doorways, ramps, and other ways to ease access to the home, but also bathroom and kitchen design. We’ve discussed aging in place design for bathrooms earlier in the year, so let’s […]

Aging in place trend continues to grow

As the population ages, trends in remodeling and design are adapting. “Aging in Place” design or adaptable design are becoming more and more popular and manufacturers are making products to accommodate.  Currently, about 15 percent of the U.S. population is age 65 and older, but that number is predicted to […]

Benefits of Universal Design and Age in Place Remodeling

By 2030, the youngest of an estimated 73 million Baby Boomers will have reached age 65. Born between 1946 and 1964, this generation of Americans represents more than 21% of our country’s population. But whether you’re 55, 74 or somewhere in between, it’s wise to start thinking about where you […]

Debunking 5 Age-in-Place Design Myths

There are many misconceptions about Age-in-Place design. These misperceptions are unfortunate, because it’s a type of design that can benefit far more people than seniors alone. Continue reading as we debunk some common Age-in-Place myths. Myth 1:  Only seniors need to consider an Age-in-Place remodel This kind of remodel is […]

Baby boomers shaping way we think about home design

It’s no secret that our nation’s population is aging. And with that comes certain challenges to how we live our lives, especially where we spend a large portion of our time – in our homes. Boomers driving change The baby boomer generation began turning 65 in 2011. According to the […]