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Grab a Seat at Remodeling Show CAPS Courses

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on September 27, 2018 0 Comments
Grab a Seat at Remodeling Show CAPS Courses

We still have space for you in NAHB’s three Certified Aging-in-Place (CAPS) designation courses held before the 2018 Remodeling Show in Baltimore Oct. 6-8. With the latest in marketing, new products, client communication, safety, aesthetics and more, these courses can help you greatly expand your remodeling business.

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Webinar: Visitability Starts at the Curb

Filed in Design, Education, Remodelers by on July 11, 2018 0 Comments
Webinar: Visitability Starts at the Curb

We know about aging-in-place and universal design, but what about “visitability?” Essentially, visitability refers to design that allows any residents or visitors to get into a home and move within it easily.

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Technology and Aging in Place, Part 2: Keep it Simple

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on June 28, 2018 0 Comments
Technology and Aging in Place, Part 2: Keep it Simple

Renovating an existing home or adding a room or suite of rooms to a home for an aging relative has benefits beyond monthly savings, says this CAPS remodeler. Providing upgrades so that an Alzheimer’s patient can stay in a familiar location — and around family members — not only reduces overall cost, but also slows the progression slightly, allowing for a better quality of life.

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For this CAPS Specialist, It’s Personal

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on June 22, 2018 0 Comments
For this CAPS Specialist, It’s Personal

A feature of most successful remodeling businesses is an owner who can personally relate to the clients’ needs. That’s the case for the June Remodeler of the Month, Curt Kiriu, CAPS, CGR, of CK Independent Living Builders in Mililani, Hawaii.

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Technology and Aging in Place, Part 1: The Basics

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on June 15, 2018 0 Comments
Technology and Aging in Place, Part 1: The Basics

Although Ohio Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist Ric Johnson assists Alzheimer’s and early-onset dementia patients and their families, the technology he’s using has potential for broad applications in the rapidly growing aging-in-place market.

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Aging-in-Place Remodeling on the Rise

Filed in Remodelers by on May 17, 2018 0 Comments

The growing number of home owners who want to live out their golden years in their current home is major driver in the continued growth of the NAHB Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) educational designation. A new NAHB survey shows why.

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New CAPS III Teaches Hands-on and How-Tos

Filed in Business Management, Education, Remodelers by on April 26, 2018 0 Comments
New CAPS III Teaches Hands-on and How-Tos

To compete in today’s booming aging-in-place market, you need the most recent industry knowledge. That’s why NAHB Education has revamped the Certified Aging-in-Place (CAPS) designation program—starting with the all-new CAPS III: Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging-in-Place.

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Smart Home Design Ideas for Aging-in-Place Clients

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on March 14, 2018 3 Comments
Smart Home Design Ideas for Aging-in-Place Clients

Attendees will learn about several design ideas for clients who would like to remain in their homes as long as possible. From integrated medication dispensers to appliance lifts in the kitchen, the webinar will cover a variety of ways to integrate smart-home technology.

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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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Bringing NAHB Courses to Canada and Beyond

Vince Butler has had the pleasure of teaching NAHB Education classes in Canada since 2011. He has visited five provinces, many of them multiple times, and spoken with dozens of Canadian builders about their businesses, the market and challenges they face every day. The most striking observation is the overwhelming similarity between American businesses and that of our friends north of the border.

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