With age comes change, and some of it is unwelcome. When a cherished home turns into a challenging obstacle course, the solution might seem obvious: move to an assisted living or other age-adapted residence. But, as we discussed in a previous article, Call Your House a Home for Life, age-in-place design innovations now afford older Americans the option of modifying their homes to suit their changing needs.
THE BATH: PRIME SUSPECT
This essential area is especially tricky, potentially dangerous, and sometimes totally inaccessible to those with impaired movement, weakness, or dependence on wheelchairs or walkers.
The quickest, cheapest way to begin accommodating changing needs is the installation of:
A slightly higher investment – but with tremendous payback:
We retrofit for accessibility, and also recommend the cost wise option of basement conversion. As a CAPS-designated contractor (Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist), we are specially qualified to help you adapt your home for existing conditions or plan ahead with a thoughtful remodel.
Innovation Const.Co. is an A+ BBB-Rated home improvement contractor, GREEN CERTIFIED, member of the Greater Plymouth Builders Association, and A/Rated on Angie’s List. Keith is credentialed as a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) through (NAHB), the National Association of Home Builders.) We are a local business with pride of workmanship and the experience and expertise to be your one-stop builder and remodeler.
For over three decades, we have successfully facilitated the remodeling dreams of homeowners across South Shore and Southeastern MA, including Duxbury, Wareham, Marion, Rochester, Kingston, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Barnstable County, and Cape Cod.
Innovation Construction Co. Design & Build is proud to offer Green Building options. We are dedicated to incorporating sustainable living solutions into our projects.
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Chuckle of the Week
A contractor needed an extra laborer and two men applied for the same position. They had the same qualifications, so, in order to determine which to hire, he asked the applicants to take a test. Both men missed only one of the questions.
The contractor said to the first applicant, “Thank you for your interest, but we’ve decided to give the job to the other applicant.”
“But why?” said the rejected applicant. “We both answered 9 out of the 10 questions correctly.”
“We based our decision not on the correct answers, but on the question you missed,” said the contractor. “Your fellow applicant put down for #5, ‘I don’t know the answer.’ You put down, ‘Neither do I.’”