“The Open Kitchen Concept & Aging In Place”

The so-called open concept in home design is a common idea in discussing, shopping for, and looking at homes to build, purchase, or renovate. TV design and renovation shows, real estate agents, builders, consumers, and online articles are abuzz with this term. However, what exactly is it, and how does it relate to aging in… Read more »

“Aging In Place Is Not A Specific Event”

Don’t look for aging in place to be an observable or notable event or episode. This is not something that happens that we record on our calendar to be celebrated after that on the anniversary of its occurring. It is much more subtle and fluid rather than a specific event. Instead of being an observable… Read more »

“Our Eyesight & Aging In Place”

  One of our basic senses that we may be tempted to take as a given and therefore not give it that much thought – until there is an issue – is our eyesight, also known as vision. Used in this way, vision means our ability to see and perceive visual impressions of what is… Read more »

“Designing For Accessibility Rather Than Just Aging In Place’

Many people are discussing designing their homes or those of their clients for aging in place – homes currently occupied by them on a going-forward basis, homes they are thinking about acquiring or ones they are considering in the marketplace, new construction offerings by builders in their area, a custom designed and built home done… Read more »