Chief Blog: Design for Living

Adam has long been an advocate of “living in place” with smart design and construction. For those that prefer staying in their own home to a nursing home community, Adam gives advice on what to do and what not to do regarding bathrooms, kitchens, door hardware as well as suggestions such as stacking closets to provide an easy way to add an elevator in the future.

Many of us use assistive devices that have become part of our everyday lives, things we consider normal… take glasses and hearing aids, for instance. Why not take this same approach when designing a home? 

Baby boomers are retiring at an astonishing rate, creating issues not often addressed. Aside from them, many families have specific needs (outside of age) for features embedded in design. We are doing them a disservice if we don’t educate ourselves, and in doing so, them, on how to contribute to their health and welfare.

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