Aging in Place Part 3: Certified Aging in Place Specialist
Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS)
The speaker, a licensed general contractor and CPA, works with Trilogy, a Northern California construction company. Trilogy, along with other contractors, designers, and aging professionals (such as occupational therapists), has completed the Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) training, which is administered by the National Association of Home Builders. The focus of CAPS training is to help older adults remain in their homes safely, independently, and comfortably. Ms. Dunn illustrates her talk with photos that show construction practices used by her company to make all areas in a house more accessible for seniors.
Recorded: March 13, 2013