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Our friend janeAnne brings to our attention the fact if we are lucky enough to grow older, age.... we're going to need and appreciate a home that accommodates our needs. Please drop by and leave your comments and input on janeAnne's page.
The other day, I could feel the weather in my bones! ..or as our colleague John McCormack. pointed out... "Aging is a fact we will all face-if we are lucky to live long enough.In getting well-organized for independence in the future, older adults and “boomers” are wise to consider taking certain steps.
Indeed, designing and creating a home that allows function and aesthetics to coexist requires - and I want to emphasize this- PLANNING.
Let’s talk about this … An easy first step- let's talk about the statistics and general context...
The Context.Think about this-
Given that eighty (80) percent of older people today live in their own homes, remodeling could also be on the rise. And the desire to live in a home of choice actually may change the way homes are designed. In fact, NAHB researchindicates that aging will be the second-biggest influence on home design in the next few years. ( Source: NAHB) so, designing and creating a home that allows function and aesthetics to coexist already is of interest to:
Builders and Remodeling Professionals Industry Professionals in the technologies market for baby boomers and older adults REALTORS®- especially those dealing with issues of sustainability - NAR GREEN®, Senior Specialists®, EcoBrokers® Eco-Certified Real Estate Consultants
Developed by a wheelchair-bound architect who thought that homes should be designed for everyone,regardless of physical ability or age, universal design may just be the next trend to watch develop...and AARP promotes universal design.
Let’s talk about what this means in terms of language and terminology of aging-in-place - where functionality and beauty come together.
If your considering Buying, Selling or Relocating to Albuquerque or Rio Rancho, NM and need a Professional Realtor It would be my pleasure to help you!
Be sure to visit my AlbuquerqueHomes.com website for total access to all available homes in the following New Mexico communities: Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Los Ranchos, Placitas, Bernalillo, Tijeras, Sandia Park, Cedar Crest, Bosque Farms, Los Lunas & Belen.
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