Season 1, Episode 10: Accessible Home Design & Aging in Place
Building a home for every member of the family and one that will serve you regardless of your season of life is important to many of our custom home clients. Learn about Universal Design principles that you can use to guide your home's design to make a home that is safe and comfortable for everyone.
This week's guests are architect Jim Buljeski, Cindy Roeser of Roeser Home Remodeling (a Certified Aging in Place Expert), and Tiffany Dill, a Certified Occupational Therapist who specializes in home modifications and new construction.
Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
AARP provides a simple list of things to do and not to do to when designing your new home - including their Home Fit Guide.
University of Buffalo Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDEA Center), a national resource center for universal design (they took over the NC State resources since 1999, where universal design principles were established).
Easy Living: Key Features for Low Maintenance Living
This article highlights design elements to consider when designing a home for aging in place.
Newest Developments in Aging in Place Design
This article lists many of the features discussed in our episode. Many of these Universal Design adaptations are simply good design, no matter the age of the homeowner.
Tiffany Dill, Blue Day 2 Designs
Connect with our guest, Tiffany Dill, for assistance with adaptive home design.
Jim Buljeski, Architect
Connect with our guest, Jim Buljeski, a gifted architect and design expert.
Cindy Roeser, Roeser Remodeling
Considering a home remodel in the St. Louis area? Learn more about our guest Cindy Roeser and her company Roeser Remodeling.