**[size=2]Remodeling helps seniors age in place
Nearly 90% of Americans over 50 say they want to stay in their home indefinitely and 77 million baby boomers are reaching retirement age.
An Angie’s List online poll found 18% of respondents had already remodeled with aging in place in mind, while 37% plan to do so.
Some of the popular remodels include:
Stand-up showers, walk-in tubs and grab bars
Pull out cabinets, floor replacements
Eliminating steps or curbs & adding ramps
Learn how you can become a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist through the National Association of Home Builders to provide this type of remodeling and read a few tips that can make a big difference between people being able to stay in their homes or having to move.
Current article in Angie’s List. InterNachi offers the Certified Aging-In-Place Professional designation. Aging-In-Place is a natural ancillary service for home inspectors.