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  • 30
    Aug

    Join Us for a Seminar-Creating the Perfect Home as you Age-in-Place

    For many of us, the decision to age-in-place, or as well like to call it, live-in-place is a popular one. Staying in the homes we love as we age often necessitates modifications that combine function and style. Aging-in-place guru Russ Glickman will share creative ways to incorporate features into your remodel that are not only […]

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    31
    May

    What living-in-place means for today’s baby boomers

    Ninety percent of older Americans would prefer to live in their own home as they age, according to AARP. The strong desire to remain in one’s own home can generally be attributed to place attachment, or a deep connection to home. Contemplating the idea of packing up and moving somewhere new can pose a huge […]

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  • Kitchen Renovation
    21
    Apr

    Creating a Lifelong Home

    Many of us love the idea of staying in our homes as we age. But what does this really mean? A few simple updates can make a big difference in the comfort and safety of our homes as we get older. And can often be great for resale purposes as well. First Floor Master Suite. […]

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  • Kitchen Renovation by Glickman
    21
    Apr

    A Kitchen for the Generations

    This late 80’s Vienna, Virginia kitchen was in much need of some TLC. The builder grade kitchen was dated and in poor shape. A few must have’s–the homeowners wanted to leverage the island more by making it larger and adding eating space for quick meals on the go. In addition to the kitchen, the homeowners […]

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    07
    Mar

    The Perfect In-Law Suite-Beauty and Function All in One

    This suburban family came to us with a fairly lengthy to–do list of renovations for their home. With aging parents who visited frequently, their number one priority was to create a functional and attractive in-law suite featuring a bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchenette, all complete with accessible features. Also on their wish list was […]

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  • Age in Place
    30
    Sep

    Aging-in-Place: What Today’s Trends Mean for Baby Boomers

    Ninety percent of older Americans would prefer to live in their own home as they age, according to AARP. The strong desire to remain in one’s own home can generally be attributed to place attachment, or a deep connection to home. Place attachment describes a special bond between people and specific places. Many older adults have […]

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  • Connection Newspapers
    18
    Aug

    A Wheelchair Accessible Bathroom with Beauty and Function All in One

    Glickman Design Build was recently featured in the Potomac Almanac and Connection Newspapers in an article entitled “Function Meats Beauty” about a recently completed bathroom remodel in a Northern Virginia condominium. Click the link to read more http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2015/aug/11/function-meets-beauty/  

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  • Kitchen Remodel by Glickman
    30
    Jun

    Aging-in-Place Remodeling Checklist for Your Kitchen

    We all know that we are not getting any younger. And when it’s time to remodel, taking into account aging-in-place principles is now a good idea. What exactly does that mean when it comes to your kitchen? Here are some things to consider for your next kitchen remodel so that it works for you for […]

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  • 05
    Jun

    What is Design for Independent Living?

    As we are embarking on an era in which the baby boomers are starting to retire, a variety of products and services are popping up catering to the 50-and-over crowd. And the nationally acclaimed CAPS program is no exception. The acronym CAPS stands for Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist. It is a construction credential that has builders, […]

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  • 05
    Jun

    Luxury and Convenience Were the Goals of this Complex 4-story, 4-stop Elevator Addition in Northern Virginia

    This complicated elevator addition proved to be too challenging for many contractors, but a perfect fit for the experienced team at Glickman Design Build. The homeowners talked to several contractors about their need for a 4-story and 4-stop elevator addition to their large Northern Virginia home, however either they did not get call backs from […]

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