Access to the Outdoors

As I am writing this, most people have spent a good part of the last week digging out from 22” of snow, a rare occurrence in these parts. However by the time you are reading this article spring is right around the corner and you might have even seen the…

The Peter Pan Dilemma

It has been two years now since the first baby boomer turned sixty five and during that time they have continued to do so at the rate of ten thousand per day. Baby boomers will continue turning sixty five at this rate for another eighteen years or so. By 2030…

A Home for a Lifetime

I have had the distinct privilege to have had two telephone conversations with Walton D. (Wally) Dutcher, Jr. who is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest living quadriplegic, having been paralyzed in a diving accident in May of 1956 at the age of 19…

Better Living Design

In the four years that I have been writing Housing Matters I have endeavored to communicate the fact that while most of us want to live in our own homes for the rest of our lives, most of our homes are “Peter Pan” homes. In other words, homes designed for…

Common Sense Solutions for Life

Over the last few years as I have worked to help people remain in their homes for the course of their lives, there has been a lot of confusion about exactly what products and services I offer. First and foremost, I am a contractor. I have been building and remodeling…

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