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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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  • 01
    Jul

    The Home Renovation Blog

    "Congratulations to Glickman Design Build. This is who you should call if you want to renovate your home. They took our extremely average house and introduced universal design principles so that our house works wonderfully for us and it looks amazing." ~ Janice Shack-Marquez via LinkedIn regarding Blog on Glickman Design Build becoming a valuable member [...]

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  • 29
    May

    The National Aging In Place Council

    The National Aging in Place Council® is an association of service providers in a variety of cities and states who are dedicated to helping aging persons have a healthy and comfortable life at home. In these many cities and states there are Chapters in which the service providers work together to assist the aging persons in [...]

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  • 20
    May

    Creating Accessible Homes

    Entrances, bathrooms and kitchens create logistical and aesthetic challenges. Retrofitting homes to provide ease and comfort for the disabled takes more than simply meeting accessibility standards. "You have to listen to your clients," says Robin Burrill, a co-owner of Curb Appeal Renovations in Fort Worth, Texas. Curb Appeal recently renovated a home for a wheelchair-bound [...]

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  • 15
    Apr

    The Accessible Home – It’s Not Just for Wheelchair Users Anymore – Blog Talk Radio

    The Mary and Melissa Show - radio Interview with Russell Glickman and others. Here is the link to the actual interview: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/themaryandmelissashow/2014/03/12/the-accessible-home--its-not-just-for-wheelchair-users-anymore "There is no reason why our homes and places of work shouldn't be built and designed for all people to use and enjoy.  We are joined by Russell Glickman, Founder and Owner of [...]

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  • 07
    Apr

    New lower level in-law suite works for owners as primary living space

    How can you tell when an in-law suite is outperforming the usual requirements? Well, for starters, when the owners themselves decide to occupy the new accommodation as their primary living space. Such was the recent choice of the Saads, two seniors who started investigating options for retrofitting their three-level home when Mrs Saad transitioned from [...]

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  • 12
    Mar

    Aging in Place Home Featured in the Washington Post

    ‘Aging-in-place’ features for the home gain higher profile as baby boomers get older Edgewater home is built to accommodate couple as they age: When Tom and Susie McSweeny built their Edgewater, Md., house in 2013, they asked their architect to incorporate “aging-in-place” features — including an elevator, wide doorways to accommodate a wheelchair and a flat, [...]

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