The following article covers how you can find a Certified Aging in Place Specialist in your city.
What is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist?
The Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) designation program was developed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers, NAHB Research Center, 50+ Housing Council and the AARP. The program is designed to teach the business management, customer service and technical information a business needs to serve the needs of seniors or elderly.
To learn more, please see : Introduction to Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) >>
Find A Certified Aging in Place Specialist in Your City
There are thousands of CAPS professionals throughout the United States. Finding out if one is in your city will require a minimal amount of effort.
1. Start by visiting the CAPS directory page on the NAHB website
2. Select your State from the 3rd field from the top of the form.
3. Select “Certified Aging in Place Specialist CAPS” in the Designation field. (The 6th field from the top of the form.)
4. Then, press the “Search” button.
5. The results will be all the Certified Aging in Place Specialists in your state.
There are several other ways you can use to find a Certified Aging in Place Specialist. You can do a radius search from your zip code or supply your city name, to name a few.
What if I don’t find a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) in my city?
If you are unable to locate a CAPS professional in your city, there may still be professionals in your city that can help you with your needs.
You can contact your local Home Builders Association and request a list of members that have aging in place home remodeling experience. You might also want to do a Google search for “aging in place home remodeling [city name]” (without quotes). Finally, you might contact a local Occupational Therapist and ask if they can consult with you on home remodeling (or other modifications) for aging in place.