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.


Illinois Aging in Place Contractors
Company Address City ZIP

Fulford Construction 3318 N Illinois StBelleville62226
James Baker Builder 1217 Dianne DriveBloomington61704
JJ Swartzof Bloomington Normal 1605 Ge RdBloomington61704
Mark Jones Construction 9580 Delta CirBloomington61704
Roehm Renovations 33 Crista Ann CtBloomington61704
Trunk Bay Construction 3807 Ge RoadBloomington61704
Modern Bath Solutions 8126 Shattuc RdCentralia62801
JLP Builders 45 Teal DrChatham62629
Remodeling Solutions 1005 N Water StDecatur62523
D Dorrance and Son Custom Homes 38w020 Mcdonald RdElgin60123
Jacob Sunroom & Ext 7923 W State Rdt 161Fairview Heights62208
Butler Home Improvement 18 Commerce DrFreeburg62243
Arch Construction Management 15 Spinning Wheel RdHinsdale60521
Clairmont 541 Jefferson StHinsdale60521
Dale Shafer Builders & Son 1420 Passavant DrJacksonville62650
Matthews Custom Construction 3115 Roby RdMechanicsburg62545
S A Lewis Construction 200 Lewis Park DrMt Zion62549
CT Schillerstrom 23932 Pheasant Run CtNaperville60564
Oak Design & Construction 324 Lake StOak Park60302
Artisan Builder & 9324 Dunmore DrOrland Park60462
MAW Chicago 115 N Northwest HwyPalatine60067
Ken Spears Construction 308 E Comanche AveShabbona60550
T Dullenty Construction 507 Flaggland DrSherman62684
Griffitts Construction 1501 N Dirksen PkwySpringfield62702
Sutton Siding & Remodeling 1926 N Peoria RdSpringfield62702
Michael Von Behren Bldr 3537 S Douglas AveSpringfield62704
Padgett Building & Remodeling 4200 Smelting Works RdSwansea62226