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AGING-IN-PLACE REMODELING SPECIALISTS

Some people call it aging-in-place. We call it living-in-place.

Where will you live in the future?

More and more Minnesotans are getting to the point where they need to make some decisions about where they are going to stay for the long term. Single Family Home? Condo? High Rise? ADU?

It’s not surprising this is such a hot topic! Based on an AARP study, 1 in 3 Americans is over 55 years old. That’s 20% of the population, and over 90% want to stay in their homes.

The question remains – Does my home meet my current lifestyle, and will it meet my future lifestyle needs? We can help you answer these questions!

Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists

John Sylvestre became a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) more than 17 years ago to help people make their homes more livable for now, as well as into the future.

The CAPS designation offers reassurance that we can help you make the choices you need to stay in your home safely and securely.

OUR WORK

The freshly remodeled bathroom in this St. Paul condo is loaded with universal design features.

Smart updates allow independent living

Remodeling for Graceful Aging

Even if you aren’t thinking about remodeling for aging at the moment, designs can include components that will make future accessibility modifications easier down the road.


| Remodeling for Graceful Aging, Southwest Journal (PDF)

OUR WORK

Remodeling the basement and adding an elevator gives a St. Paul teenager more freedom and independence.

Learn More About Aging-In-Place

WHAT is a caps?

Ask the Expert

John explains what a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) remodeler is and how we can help create user-friendly and accessible spaces.

Aging-in-Place Bathroom Design

Universal Design for Bathrooms

Bathrooms that are designed for aging-in-place include universal design features that improve accessibility for the whole family.

Guide to Universal Design


Our in-depth guide to aging-in-place home design is packed with ideas and information.

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