Aging in Place Course Descriptions
Using Universal Design & Aging in Place Design Strategies in Residential & Commercial Applications with Green in Mind
This course qualifies for: 1 CEU GEN
Course #: 30610475, Course Provider: 0005946
DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES OF COURSES
There are 78 million baby boomers retiring in the next 25 years according the US Census Bureau. Seniors want to live in their homes and be active in their community. This presentation provides an overview of “Universal Design” and “Aging in Place” design strategies that can be used in residential and commercial applications with green in mind.
- To understand the physical and emotional limitations of the “aging” baby boomer
- To understand the distinction between universal design and aging in place and how it can be applied in residential and commercial applications
- To understand the mobility issues of the aging population
- To understand how lighting affects this population
*check NAHB.org website for exemptions
The National Association of Home Builders is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this event will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request.