Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging in Place (CAPS III)* COMING THIS WINTER!

This course builds on the CAPS I & II courses (which are prerequisites for this course) by introducing design solution techniques, innovative products and best practices for product installation for CAPS professionals to utilize when creating livable homes in which to Age-In-Place. Participants will engage in hands-on activities from real case studies to apply material learned in all CAPS courses.

By completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Create comprehensive designs for aging in place projects.
  • Become familiar with available innovative and specialized products.
  • Practice design and installation for key components of in AIP home design.
  • Implement techniques of budget integration into design and product selection
  • Identify common missteps for design and installation of AIP solutions.
  • Review and apply solutions for common single-room modifications cases
  • Identify common installation considerations for modifications of a specified space.
  • Prioritize solutions in a whole house multi-generational case study while being compliant with budgetary constraints with consideration given to phased construction application.
  • Prioritize individual tasks relative to a projects budget and urgency.

*Limited class availability in 2017. Please contact Andrea at for details.

Who Should Take This Course?

Builders, remodelers, vendors, manufacturers, architects, designers, real estate professionals, health industry professionals, government personnel and the academic community will all benefit

NAHB Designations

Starting on January 1, 2018 this course will be a requirement to earn the CAPS designation. Business Management for Building Professionals will be approved as a required course if taken prior to Jan 1, 2018. For more details visit How to Earn Your CAPS.

This course will provide six hours of continuing education credits for these NAHB designations: CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, GMR, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, MIRM

Additional Credit Information

This course will be submitted to the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the American Institute for Architects (AIA) for 6 CE respectively. Stay tuned for details.