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What’s the Difference: Designs for Accessibility

 

 

Accessible design, universal design, and aging-in-place design

 

by Don Burgard

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingLife expectancy in the United States is nearing 80, and the number of Americans 65 and older now exceeds 40 million. These facts alone would suggest a need for rethinking home design. Add to that the large number of disabled people who don’t need to be institutionalized thanks to medical advances, and there’s a huge market for designing, building, and remodeling homes that can accommodate people of various sizes and ability levels. Read more