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.


Rhode Island Aging in Place Contractors
Company Address City ZIP

Care Taken Homes 200 Pawtuxet Ave Cranston02905
W. Artesani And Sons 1704 Broad StreetCranston02905
Safely Home 16 Jencks Rd.Cumberland02864
Modern Yankee Builders 3433 Diamond Hill RdCumberland2864
Dwell At Ease 19 Prudence Rd.Jamestown02835
Yankee Housewrights 133 Frigate StJamestown52339
Go Modular 294 Albion Rd.Lincoln02865
F.M. Properties 575 E Main RoadMiddletown02842
Lawrence Builders 19 4th StNarragansett02882
Woodmeister Master Builders 10 Faxon GreenNewport02840
Lakeshore Builders Imc 1097 Old Baptist Rd NNo Kingstown02851
Caldwell And Johnson 6500 Post RdNorth Kingstown02852
Depasquale Bros. 1565 Douglas AvenueNorth Providence02904
Kimberly Construction Corp. 176 Eddie Dowling HighwayNorth Smithfield02896
Anchor Insulation 435 Narragansett Park DrivePawtucket02861
Brian Vivieros General Contractor 59 Berkley AvenuePortsmouth02871
Residential Builders 47 Fourth StreetProvidence02906
Tucker Development Group 39 Oakland RoadRichmond02892
Adapting For Elders 54 Paul AveWakefield02879
R.I. Kitchen & Bath 139 Jefferson Blvd.Warwick02888