Aging in Place
"Aging in Place" refers to the continuation of living in a place where you have lived for years, regardless of age. This concept allows you continue to use products, services, and other conveniences, without relocating to a special needs community. When your circumstances change due to age. It is possible for you to remain in the home of your choice while continuing to live safely and independently.
"Aging in Place" is the key to a successful and comfortable aging process. When you remain in the same house that you have lived in for years you retain a sense of self worth and independence, which is important to most mature homeowners.
The concept of "Aging in Place" can involve both residential remodels and new construction. The implementation of universal and sustainable design principles will help to create a healthy environment that is energy efficient, lower in maintenance, and lower in operating costs. Proper design principles with the homeowner in mind will further enhance the quality of life regardless of age or ability.
A few essential areas that are typically remodeled to fit the needs of mature homeowners are the entrance to the home, stairs, and bathrooms. By renovating these areas of the home with the right concepts in mind, it is possible to create a safer environment as well as a more comfortable space.
Mountain Construction is a full service custom builder offering Log, Timber Frame, Structural Insulated Panels nationally as well as local New Construction of any type and Remodeling and Restoration services. We are NAHB Certified Green Professionals.