Cost-effective ways to plan, design, and create a beautiful and functional dwelling place designed for a lifetime seem to go hand-in-hand with a desire to stay in our own homes. This combination, and the buying power of boomer consumers actually may change the way At Last Homes are designed.
Forever Homes- Cost Effective and Beautiful- Green Living
The home-building industry expects that aging will be the second-biggest influence on home design in the next few years [source: NAHB]. A concept home received a coveted 2012 Best of 50+ Housing Award from the NAHB for a home that meets the physical needs and lifestyle of baby boomers. http://www.udeworld.com/news.html
It seems unlikely that members of the “Lucky Few” (1929-1945) and Baby Boomer (1946- 1964) generations will choose to move to “retirement homes.” The common dialogue these days reads more like this: “Please do not patronize us as “oldies” - because despite certain negative stereotypes about aging, we really are quite clear about our choices for a place to live for a lifetime."
Do you have a friend or relative who might feel more comfortable visiting you if your home were more accessible? At our real estate firm, we do. So we have collaborated with other professionals to figure out cost-effective ways to plan, design, and create a beautiful and functional dwelling place designed for a lifetime.
Wouldn't it be nice if we could stay in our homes (age-in-place) instead of needing to settle for costly and impersonal alternatives? Find out how to do this, and make it a beautiful, comfortable and functional dwelling place for a lifetime with the Sage Companion eZine's
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