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.


Iowa Aging in Place Contractors
Company Address City ZIP

Nissen Construction 15286 NE 42nd StCambridge50046
Jim Buresh Const 1630 42nd St NECedar Rapids52402
Jim Sattler Custom Homes 3801 River Ridge Dr NECedar Rapids52402
Lorenz Construction 4131 Wedgewood Dr NECedar Rapids52402
Saveil Builders 7526 Cattail Ct NECedar Rapids52402
Choice Builders 700 30th Street Dr SECedar Rapids52403
Ogden & Adams Lumber & Window Door Ctr 144 32nd Street Dr SECedar Rapids52403
Tom Takes Construction 2712 Forest Ridge Ct SECedar Rapids52403
Bill Lane Construction 6410 7th St. Ct. SWCedar Rapids52404
Colony Heating & Air Cond 2224 16th Ave SWCedar Rapids52404
Home Repair Express 698 58th Avenue Ct SWCedar Rapids52404
Novak Construction Company 10400 Club RdCedar Rapids52404
CTC Renovation 15187 Wildwood DrClive50325
MD Patterson Construction 1464 NW 80th StClive50325
Restore Master Construction 7501 University AveClive50325
Right Roofing & Siding 10190 Hickman CourtClive50325
Serenity Construction 15125 Beechwood AveClive50325
Silent Rivers Design Build 9205 SWanson BlvdClive50325
Beisser Lumber 415 Westcor DrCoralville52241
Wagehoft Home & Land 347 Sierra TraceCoralville52241
KC Handyman Service 4328 N. DawsonCumming50061
Advantage Custom Remodeling 3236 W 17th StDavenport52804
Ehrecke Construction 1021 N Pine StDavenport52804
Custom Remodeling By Dean Taylor 3804 N Fairmount StDavenport52806
J D Cousens 4621 Cheyenne AveDavenport52806
McCartney Improvement 5715 Northwest CrossingDavenport52806
Beirne Builders 958 E 53rd St Davenport52807
Prairie Pella 2830 E 53rd StDavenport52807
Greenbuilt Projects 6907 Mark Twain CtDes Moines50131
Monarch Renovations 304 15th StDes Moines50309
Oakwood Builders Group 316 SW 5th StDes Moines50309
Jerry D Lohner 3500 36th StDes Moines50310
Brad Van Weelden 5672 NW 5th CtDes Moines50313
Becicka Construction 1207 Chambers Avenue NWFairfax52228
TJ Heefner Construction 1629 120th St NWFairfax52228
Firstcall Construction 3910 SE Capitol CirGrimes50111
Midwest Construction 11075 NW 51st PlGrimes50111
S J M Construction 5501 NW 112th StGrimes50111
Triple R Builders 2000 NW Kelsey Lynn CirGrimes50111
TS Constsruction 5261 NW 114th StGrimes50111
United Services 3150 SE Gateway DrGrimes50111
Allan Custom Homes 350 Miller RdHiawatha52233
Home Town Restyling 1205 N Center Point RdHiawatha52233
Sattler Homes & Remodeling 2200 Heritage BlvdHiawatha52233
Heritage Homes of Siouxland 958 Starview DriveHinton51024
Boesch Construction 7323 R57 HwyIndianola50125
B & H Bldrs 3555 Dolphin Dr SE Unit AIowa City52240
Boyd Crosby Construction 4212 Sue Linda Cir NEIowa City52240
Hamm Interiors Home 1134 S Gilbert StIowa City52240
Martin Construction 1824 G StIowa City52240
Olson Remodeling & Construction 3529 Utah Ave NEIowa City52240
Pro Home Solutions 610 Oakland AveIowa City52240
Duffey Brothers Construction 1327 E Davenport StIowa City52245
Carpentry By Chris 205 W Benton StIowa City52246
Garrett Construction Company 3044 Rohret Rd SWIowa City52246
Lammers Construction 35 Imperial CtIowa City52246
Rempel Construction 1153 Prairie Grass LnIowa City52246
Buresh Home Solutions 6165 NW 86th StJohnston50131
J Thompson Builders 5291 Stoney Creek PtJohnston50131
B Hancock Construction 901 Boyson RdMarion52302
Harris Reconstruction 915 Blairs Ferry RdMarion52302
Premiere Developers 2005 Beryl StMarion52302
Select Construction 695 49th StMarion52302
Newberg Mitchell 1906 S 4th AveMarshalltown50158
All Phase Construction & Remodeling 713 S Main StMonticello52310
Home Repair Team 2698 Reservoir Dr NENorth Liberty52317
Johannes Architectural Woodworking 350 Herky StNorth Liberty52317
McDonough Structures 975 238th St NENorth Liberty52317
Rocca Construction 70 Bobcat PlNorth Liberty52317
Southslope Telephone 980 N Front StNorth Liberty52317
Construction Professionals 340 Wright RdNorwalk50211
L J Roth Reconstruction 112 S Main StOlds52647
Krueger Construction Services 2561 Cemetery Rd NWOxford52322
Precision Builders 111 Driftwood CirPalo52324
Wood Construction 530 Woodland DrRobins52328
Duer & Sons Remodeling 1795 SE 82nd StRunnells50237
Rass Remodeling & Repair 2512 Canterbury RoadSergeant Bluff51054
Sweatt Construction 1483 220th StSergeant Bluff51054
Windows America 623 Water StSioux City51103
Able Homebuilders 205 W 45thSioux City51104
Gary Johnson Construction 3112 Viking DrSioux City51104
Ron Amick Construction 1516 Old Highway 141Sioux City51106
Gary Roan Construction 4256 W. StreetSioux City51108
Todd Hagaman Construction 1615 River DrSioux City51109
Helland Construction 703 Park CirSlater50244
3D Builders 1706 Lincoln AveSpirit Lake51360
Cascade Mfg 2794 Croy Rd NWSwisher52338
McNamara Custom Carpentry 5372 Hutton DrUrbana52345
Anderson Building & Repair 3304 71st CirUrbandale50322
CertaPro Painters 2815 100th Suite 326Urbandale50322
Parlee Builders 7322 Oakwood DrUrbandale50322
DSM Homes 15214 Ridgemont DrUrbandale50323
K & V 475 SE Alices Rd Waukee50263
Williams Remodeling 1309 SE University AveWaukee50263
Case Handyman & Remodeling 5904 Ashworth RdWest Des Moines50266
Mr Workman 1021 24th StWest Des Moines50266
K-B Builders 7114 Washington AveWindsor Heights50324