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.


South Dakota Aging in Place Contractors
Company Address City ZIP

Hartman Specialty Contracting/Radon Mitigation Systems 27441 477th AveHarrisburg57032
J Wahl Construction 27275 471st AveHarrisburg57032
Adam Builders 201 East Sawgrass TrNorth Sioux City57049
Beatch Construction LLC 2708 East Woodland Hill RoadSioux Falls57103
DavisThe 4105 E 22nd StSioux Falls57103
Falls City Construction 901 N Danielle DrSioux Falls57103
Amdahl Construction 711 S Marion RdSioux Falls57106
Millers & Hass Builders 6808 W Hathaway LnSioux Falls57106
Konechne Building 7208 S Bitterroot CourtSioux Falls57108
Bruner Construction 3112 S Newcastle CtSioux Falls57110
Krause Const & Mobile Repair 427 7th Ave NEWatertown57201