Senior Living Solutions

Enhancing Home Value and Aging-in-Place with Universal Design

If you plan to live out your retirement years in your own home, adding universal design features will make aging in place safer and more comfortable. And if you should later sell, your buyers will appreciate how these upgrades anticipate their future needs.” -Sonya Stinson, bankrate.com Universal design, when applied appropriately, is subtle and makes… Read More…

Design Your Home to Care For You | A Special Needs Checklist

“A home with universal design features is a home that fits everyone—even those who face special physical challenges.” -AARP In this article entitled “How Well is Your Home Caring for You?” The AARP provides a valuable list by which to evaluate your current home. Below, see a list of seven physical disabilities that can be… Read More…

Universal Design Helps Seniors Living at Home

Do you have aging parents who aren’t getting around their home quite as easily as they used to? It may be time to evaluate their home for hazards that could lead to falls. In-home care givers are uniquely aware of potential problems that seniors can face. And as architects we are uniquely aware of how… Read More…

Dallas Architect Comments on Senior Living Trends

Dallas Architect, Laura Davis, AIA comments on anticipating changing trends in housing design and sustainable senior living. The Baby Boomer segment of our population is rapidly approaching retirement.  As this generation remains active, enjoys better health than their parents, and lives longer the need for more services increases by the day. Three million Baby Boomers will… Read More…

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