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How do you define "sustainable excellence"- and "Can a Luxury Home Meet “Aging-in-Place” Needs? Use this page to draw your own conclusions.Here are a number of points to keep in mind:

a) The relationship between size and  function
b) Current and future use of the home -a family legacy?
c) The necessary universal design elements for aging-in-place
d) The possibility of multi-generational - or collective use

e) trend  among our “Boomers” toward planning a place to live- whether that be new construction, or home modification to fit “aging-in-place” needs.

 

Here’s something we can tell you, for sure. "Green Built " and  "Luxury Sustainable" properties come in many shapes and sizes. There are small footprints – possibly with elevators and three-stories rising in the trees, there are larger footprints – all on one level- and set neatly into the landscape. There are homes sited to take advantage of solar benefits.  And, there are those very large homes designed to take advantage of the gathering of intergenerational needs. And you may find 


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flexible design is a key feature 


Sometimes one picture can say more than a thousand (or more) words

and impact your decision-making process and CHOICES around design influences and comfortable "Feathered-Nests" -- now, and for years to come.


This eBooklet contains helpful starting points

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After some lively discussion around the kitchen table, the idea that "one picture might be worth a thousand words"- despite the pages and pages of information we provide here- took flight.So here and on our PINTEREST BOARDS you will find our gallery of aging-in-place photos. We hope that you will find inspiration here.

Can one image  be worth a thousand words?

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EVERYBODY
can enjoy this Bath!

Here (above) is a central drive -in bath that is more than attractive! The shower in this photo (courtesy of The Art of Living -Mosby Building Arts)


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Here is an example of universal design that includes beauty and functionality.

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...the pocket neighborhood ...

Aging In Place Photos-  “Leading edge” older adults and those in the 55+ age group are not so likely to undertake extensive and expensive home improvement projects -  One alternative choice could be moving into a "pocket neighborhood" and/or a walkable community.

community garden- one element in a formula for sustainable excellence

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 A WALKABLE POCKET NEIGHBORHOOD DESIGNED BY ROSS CHAPIN

USE OF OUTDOOR SPACES FOR CREATING A WEALTH OF HAPPINESS

Sustainable Excellence may call for plenty of quality time out-of-doors.



TAKE A LOOK AT THESE INTERIOR SPACES
LOTS OF LIGHT AND EASY TO NAVIGATE

OF AGE OR PHYSICAL ABILITY

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Here are easily accessible levels and adaptations that can work for all those who live in a home, regardless of age or physical ability.

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Lots of light. Ease of navigation.

Aging In Place Photos- Look for: Accessibility; Age-Friendly Technology; Barrier-free living.Bathroom/spa- with attractive toilets, tubs, sinks vanities, grab bars, faucets, sinks.

Main floor (one floor) living.

No step. No rugs.
Easy to maneuver here.

 Aging In Place Photos- Lifelong Homes Aging-in-Pa LACE (aging-in-place) home modifications/ remodeling projects - elevators, ramps - Home automation /smart homes


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 Kitchen; Laundry; Lighting; Products and environments for all ages and abilities; real estate professionals and senior specialists; Universal Design elements and designs- and top remodeling choices.

((*:*)) the Amazing Piano Lift Oven!

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Boomer consumers have a powerful impact on today's marketing outreach. It is no longer a "youth market."  Boomer-consumer power not only can spearhead new ways of expressing the phases of life, but can help to focus on quality of life regardless of age or physical ability. This is a message we highlight in our writings at The Sage Companion Quarterly and in any number of pro-aging reports from Silver Sage.

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