A certified aging in place specialist (CAPS) helps seniors and retirees to safely age in place. Let’s talk about some CAPS basics!
Who Is a Certified Aging In Place Specialist?
A certified aging in place specialist can be anyone who completes and maintains CAPS training, offered by the National Association of Homebuilders. CAPS training is a program designed to educate professionals on senior-specific home modifications and remodeling techniques. CAPS professionals can be home service providers, occupational therapists, contractors, and more.
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How Can A CAPS Professional Help My Loved One Age In Place?
A CAPS professional understands the needs of seniors and is an expert on home modifications and other support systems used for aging in place. They can assess a senior’s personal needs and identify potential environmental changes to ensure continued health and safety. A CAPS collaborates alongside you and your loved one, as well as other experts.
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