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.


Virginia Aging in Place Contractors
Company Address City ZIP

Home Sweet Home Improvements 7225 Wotton RdBealeton22712
Sun Design Remodeling Specialist 5795 Burke Centre PkwyBurke22015
Rinehart Custom Homes 1110 Rose Hill DrCharlottesville22903
Robinson & Thayer 3905 Railroad AveFairfax22030
Bateman Custom Construction 5217 Concordia StFairfax22032
Abby Construction 1321 Lafayette BlvdFredericksbrg22401
Rappahannock Building & Remodeling 104 Brookewood DrFredericksburg22405
Central VA Housing Coalition 208 Hudgins RdFredericksburg22408
Leo Lantz Construction 11966 Old Washington HwyGlen Allen23059
Cross Remodeling 22 Decesare DrHampton23666
RLC Contracting Company 48 Hidalgo DrHampton23669
Foster Remodeling Solutions 7211 Telegraph Square DrLorton22079
BOWA Builders 7900 Westpark Dr Mclean22102
Hatchett Home Improvement 11725 Jefferson AveNewport News23606
R A Jones Building and Remodeling 12786 NEttles DrNewport News23606
T R Construction 732 Thimble Shoals BlvdNewport News23606
A Leigh Construction 11508 Woodmill PlaceRichmond23236
Colonial Homecrafters 1791 Cambridge DrRichmond23238
Virginia Building Services of Roanoke 541 Campbell Ave SWRoanoke24016
Cornerstone Builders 3764 Peters Creek Road Ext SWRoanoke24018
Accent Builders 1205 Birdneck Lake DrVirginia Beach23451
VB Homes 3502 Pacific AveVirginia Beach23451
Wel-Vant Construction 4858 B Shell RdVirginia Beach23455
C E Baker Construction 206 Hodges Cove RdYorktown23692
Criner Remodeling 300 Criner LnYorktown23693
Wayne Harbin Builder 3630 George Washington Mem Hwy Yorktown23693