Aging-In-Place & Universal Design

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Education & Training - Hoffacker Associates LLC
Steve Hoffacker, CAPS, MCSP, MIRM (Hoffacker Associates LLC, West Palm Beach, FL), is an award-winning international naging-in-place instructor as well as a well respected author and instructor in the field of universal design.
Aging-in-place - the concept of allowing people of any age or physical ability to remain in their chosen home for as they want to continue living there - is an emerging force in real estate. Essentially people are opting to live out their years in their "forever home" - the one they identify as s...
Over the next two weeks, many of us are going to be going to holiday parties at friends homes or just dropping by to wish them a great holiday and offer encouragement for the year ahead. We might entertaining in our own hoes as well. This is the perfect time to be aware of safety issues.Remaining...
Sales and marketing - or marketing and sales if you prefer to mention them in that order - are a lot like salt and pepper. Really?Let me explain. Salt and pepper are generally metioned as a single item even though they are two distinct items. No one would think that a recipe needed more salt and ...
When you were born and given a name by your parents, you had no say in the matter. Now that you literally are trying to make a name for yourself in business and online, there often are complications that likly were never foreseen.Even if you have a very distinctive name that is shared by very few...
Many of you have expressed an interest in learning more about aging-in-place and how you can incorporate this knowledge into your real estate sales, design, home inspection, staging, or other businesses.I hold these training courses in Florida throughout the year, but a special opportunity for yo...
We talk a lot about making a good first impression and how important it is to take advantage of a situation to meet someone for the first time because you can't take it back, get a do-over, or push pause. But what if you could? What if you could have a second (or third) chance to make the initial...
The next time you are driving and get stuck behind a tractor-trailer ("semi"), think what could coming to a highway near you soon.Samsung has heard your frustration and has developed technology that literally lets you see through the truck as if it isn't even there.For all of those times when you...
The keypad lock is a great universal design feature that works well for all ages - school age to visiting parents. It has the added advantage of being able to allow access for carpet cleaners, plumbers, pest contol, or others without giving out or hiding keys and only allowing access by being act...
   New home sales centers and real estate offices across the land,join in celebrating National Coffee Day - today (and everyday)!Keep that coffee pot going all day long with delicious brew! Learn how you can have  a more powerful, effective, and consistent performance selling new homes or aging-i...
  Fall is wonderful because of the great colors we soon will see - months in the making (just as building a beautiful new home takes time). Make sure to take time to enjoy them - they are with us such a short time. Wow, are they ever beautiful though!   Learn how you can have  a more powerful, e...

Steve Hoffacker

Aging-In-Place Specialist-Instructor
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