Tag: aging-in-place

No Enthusiasm Curb for Curbless Showers

Filed in Design, Housing Trends, Remodelers by on May 29, 2019 2 Comments
No Enthusiasm Curb for Curbless Showers

When it comes to the most sought-after aging-in-place projects, bathrooms dominate the top spot. In a recent NAHB survey of remodelers, more than eight out of 10 reported that installing grab bars (89%), higher toilets (85%) and curbless showers (82%) were the most common aging-in-place projects.

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Free Webinar: What Makes a ‘Home for Life?’

Filed in Design, Education, Home Building, Remodelers by on March 20, 2018 0 Comments
Free Webinar: What Makes a ‘Home for Life?’

In the free webinar Design Highlights from the 2017 Homes for Life Single-Space Category Winner, 2-3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 28, you’ll get the winners’ latest tips on incorporating aging-in-place and universal design features into your next project.

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Arizona, Louisiana Aging-in-Place Specialists Honored

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on January 30, 2018 0 Comments
Arizona, Louisiana Aging-in-Place Specialists Honored

NAHB Remodelers recently honored the winners of its annual Homes for Life awards, recognizing excellent remodeling work for aging-in-place and universal design by Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists.

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5 Ways to Get Competitive with CAPS

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on August 8, 2017 0 Comments
5 Ways to Get Competitive with CAPS

The term universal design has been traced back to the late 1970s, when, according to a timeline from Professional Builder magazine, architect Ron Mace coined the term. This 70’s invention turned into an NAHB educational designation focusing on retrofitting existing homes. It’s not exactly a “secret” weapon if more than 3,000 builders and remodelers across the country are […]

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CAPS: For Many, More than a Course

Filed in 55+ Housing, Business Management, Design, Education by on January 29, 2016 0 Comments
CAPS: For Many, More than a Course

Often it’s important to know why to build something, not just how. That’s certainly true among remodelers and others who take the three-day Certified Aging in Place Specialist course, which not only opens the doors for professionals to enter this growing niche but also opens eyes.

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Demand for Home Health Technology on the Rise

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design, Home Building, Remodelers, Technology by on January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Demand for Home Health Technology on the Rise

As boomers retire, builders and remodelers should expect a rise in demand for home health technology.

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Aging In Place: Trend, Necessity or Both?

Aging In Place: Trend, Necessity or Both?

Millions of Americans are aging, creating increased demand for aging-in-place home modifications. The latest innovations in home remodeling to address this segment of the industry will be featured during select tours at the International Builders’ Show.

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NAHB Remodelers Bestows Homes for Life Awards for Excellence in Aging-in-Place Remodeling

Filed in Design, Home Building, Remodelers by on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
NAHB Remodelers Bestows Homes for Life Awards for Excellence in Aging-in-Place Remodeling

NAHB Remodelers recently announced the winners of its annual Homes for Life awards, recognizing excellent remodeling work for aging-in-place and universal design.

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See Aging-in-Place Products on IBS Remodelers Tour

Filed in International Builders' Show, Remodelers by on November 28, 2014 1 Comment
See Aging-in-Place Products on IBS Remodelers Tour

Join a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist who will guide you to exhibitors specializing in products and services specific to the aging-in-place segment of the remodeling industry during the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas Jan. 20-22.

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A Home for a Lifetime

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
A Home for a Lifetime

July 25 is the deadline to enter the 2014 Homes for Life awards. This awards program honors excellence in aging in place remodeling by Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists (CAPS). The CAPS designation program teaches the technical, business management, and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry: home modifications for the aging-in-place.

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