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.


Wisconsin Aging in Place Contractors
Company Address City ZIP

Wallner Builders 12424 W Lancaster AveButler53007
Mike Check Builders 9140a Hilltop RdCato54206
Degnan Design Builders 134 Ethun PlDe Forest53532
Stebnitz Builders 1102 Ann StDelavan53115
Knutson Brothers II 792 Potters CirEast Troy53120
R Tews Construction & Design 7388 Nine Mile Creek RdEau Claire54701
Menards-East 5101 Menards DrEau Claire54703
Jim Reif Builders 150 SEmi DrFrancis Creek54214
Bootz Builders 3155 Salem Ln.Green Bay54313
Custom Design Associates 5101 W Loomis RdGreendale53129
Mike Hansen Construction 14097w St Rd 77Hayward54843
Croix View Remodeling 499 Country View RdHudson54016
Bartow Builders 32 Albert DrManitowoc54220
Michaels Construction 2827 S 15th StManitowoc54220
Mike Howe Builders 3834 Davidson DrManitowoc54220
Sonnenburg Builders 2125 N Rapids RdManitowoc54220
Cream City Construction 3112 W Highland BlvdMilwaukee53208
The Cottages at Woodside Green 1241 Dogwood TrlNeenah54956
Schneider & Schneider Const in 1908 Wisconsin AveNew Holstein53061
Empire Development 200 Mason St. Unit 6Onalaska54650
Baeten Building & Remodeling 1112 Merritt AveOshkosh54901
Hoefs Construction 23326 Wood Creek RdSiren54872
Central Home Improvements 1630 26th St NWisconsin Rapids54494
Cornerstone Carpentry 2526 31st St NWisconsin Rapids54494
Skibba Builders 3131 50th St SWisconsin Rapids54494