The concept of a forever home and why most Americans want to remain in their homes for long periods of time, even if it is no longer a good fit.
We should be designing universally accessible homes for future generations now.
Implementing accessibility at the start of a new design project will save you time and money.
“In the United States of America, it has been estimated that there is a 60% probability that any new house will be occupied by a person with a functional impairment over its life span.” Smith SK, Rayer S, Smith EA. Aging and disability: implications for the housing industry and housing policy in the United States. […]
The United States has an accessible housing problem: there aren’t enough available options.