Build with Florida Green Construction Inc. a Certified Aging in Place Specialist

Florida Green Construction strives to make that desire a reality for more people by helping seniors, their family members and their caregivers prepare their homes and their lives for successful aging in place.

Aging in place is a term used to describe a person living in their own home, for as long as they are able, as they age. This includes being able to have any services (or other support) they might need over time as their needs change.

Aging in place can bring challenges depending on the health, social and emotional needs an elderly person may have, and we can help address those challenges to help them maintain a well-rounded life, in their own home.

Aging in place refers to a person in their golden years when they can live in their own home and still to access the things they need and use in their daily life.

Florida Green Construction, Inc. provides the opportunity for our customers to plan for retirement as early as possible and adjust according to changing needs and requirements.


Aging in place is: the ability for the elderly to continue to live in their own homes for as long as possible.



of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age



of seniors want things such as non-slip floor surfaces



of seniors want bathroom aides such as grab bars



have made improvements to increase their ability to live independently

Aging in Place Home Package recommending by Florida Green Construction Inc.



Ramp area from garage into home using concrete
Ramp front entry porch using concrete
Access to rear lanai to be ramped with aluminum ramps
Modifying Your Entryways For Accessibility
Increase hallway areas to 48”
Extra Room For Maneuverability


Increase hallway areas to 48”
Extra Room For Maneuverability

Doors and floors

Make all doors 36” when possible
Use continuous flooring where possible to avoid raised transition strips that could be a trip hazard.


Front load washer and dryer on a 12” raised platform/ shelf
Front mounted controls on the stove/ range
Countertop microwaves
Lighting under the wall cabinets
Shallow sink
Pull out shelves in kitchen cabinets


Bedroom Safety
Easy to reach closets, lower the shelves
Bypass closet doors on closets instead of bifold


Accessible Bathroom. Master bathrooms should have enlarged showers 4’7” wide
Safety & Convenience
Shower valves located on side wall for easy access
Removable & Adjustable Shower Heads
Grab bars installed in bathrooms
36” entrance into showers
Removable ADA approved seat in shower
Enlarge space for accessible water closet and make ADA approved
Install grab bars around toilet/ water closet
2 separate vanities with one at standard height and one at Accessible height
Non-Slip Floors, Mats, & Rugs


Recommended Upgrade to Propane Generator to power home if electricity goes out.
ADT or Home alarm system / life alert system for the home.
Paint Home with Soothing Colors


We can help with all these things and anything else that you need to make aging in place possible for you, we are a custom builder and we will work with you to customize and tailor your home to meet your needs.

Everyone deserves the opportunity to be happy and healthy in their own home for as long as they are able. Call us today to start planning for the future.


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