Resources for Updating Homes
Updating Homes for the 21st Century Lifespan: Collaborate with Professionals
Homecare works best in homes that are safe environments for both clients and care providers.
There are training programs for designers, contractors, occupational and physical therapists, and others who are interested in working with individuals and families to update homes for the modern lifespan. We encourage working with those who have sought this training.
Here are some of those resources:*
- VGM: Live at Home Certified Access Consultant (C.E.A.C.) – Master CEAC, https://www.vgmliveathome.com/locate-a-certified-provider
- National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) – Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) https://www.nahb.org/nahb-community/nahb-directories/professionals-with-home-building-designations-directory#q=caps&sort=%40lastname%20ascending&numberOfResults=100
- National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP) https://remodelingdoneright.nari.org/
- Age Safe America Senior Home Safety Specialist (SHSS) https://agesafeamerica.com/age-safe-services-registry/
- University of Southern California, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology/Homemods.org Executive Certificate in Home Modifications https://homemods.org/national-directory/
- American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Specialty certified practitioners in environmental modification https://www.aota.org/Education-Careers/Advance-Career/Board-Specialty-Certifications-Exam/practitioners/specialty-environmental-modification.aspx
- Home Modification Occupational Therapy Alliance (HMOTA) https://hmota.net/about/
- Living in Place Institute Certified Living in Place Professionals (CLIPP) https://livinginplace.institute/searchpros
*We are providing this information to help care providers, families and individuals to contact interested home update resources. This listing is not an endorsement by the HomesRenewed™ Coalition of the programs or those who have completed the programs.