Aging In Place Contractors


Aging in Place "Aging in place" is growing older without having to move. Aging in place with supportive services is one of the most desirable ways of aging. Aging in place can achieve efficiencies enabled by the customized care. Successful aging in place approaches focus on the provision of the most appropriate care for the specific individual. Thus avoiding wasted costs brought on by a "generic" care model.

An aging in place scenario, creates housing and health care options to provide support as defined by an individualís wishes and efforts to live independently. Aging in place can work best when it is employed as a part of a comprehensive plan for retirement and aging. A key step in implementing aging in place is to make your home aging friendly. As we age we don't hear so well, we sometimes forget or get confused and we can even outlive doctor's predictions about our longevity. So as long as we persist in growing older, why not arrange our homes to accommodate our reality. Incorporate memory triggers into the way we arrange cabinets and counters, add soft fabrics to muffle background noises, change appliances to better accommodate our short-comings.

Here is a book to help you make your homes senior-friendly.

Universal Design: A Step-by-Step Guide to Modifying Your Home for
Comfortable, Accessible Living

by Barbara Krueger and Nika Stewart is a good place to start.With the book as a guide you can plan ahead for years before you critically need the advantages offered by the ideas in the book.

Also visit: the Universal Design Living Laboratory:A National Demonstration Home at http://www.UDLL.com by Rosemarie Rossetti, PhD

If you want to learn more visit our Aging in place section .

Once you have an idea of the changes needed in the home, it is time to discuss the changes with a contractor/builder in your area. Below is a list of of such providers in your area.


Delaware Aging in Place Contractors
Company Address City ZIP

First Class Properties 37 Sapphire CourtDover19901
Bath Kitchen and Tile Supply 26836 Lewes Georgetown HwyHarbeson19951
Atlantic Homes 20684 John J Williams HwyLewes19958
One Call Services 32477 Lewes-Georgetown HwyLewes19958
PHB 110 West Green StreetMiddletown19709
Miken Builders 32782 Cedar DriveMilville19967
Landmark 100 W Commons Blvd New Castle19720
Miken Builder 19 Davidson LaneNew Castle19720
Design Solutions 15 Topaz DriveNewark19702
Boardwalk Builders 37395 Martin StreetRehoboth Beach19971
Care Plan Consulting Services 217 Baynard BlvdWilmington19803
LC Homes 105 Foulk RdWilmington19803
Bancroft Homes 44 Bancroft MillsWilmington19806
Ellen Cheever & Associates 1904 Field RoadWilmington19806
Leon N. Weiner & Associates 4 Denny RdWilmington19809
Homecraft 1407 Philadelphia PikeWilmington91823