October 1st, 2012

We at Elder Living Construction are excited and humbled to take part in a recent community project to help build a ramp for a family’s home in Highland Park, Michigan. Through a partnership with Home Depot and Jewish Family Service, we were able to help a local family in need.The family’s daughter, Alyiah, was born blind and now suffers from cerebral palsy. She now gets around by using a wheelchair, which has caused a lot of stress for the Graves family. Not only emotionally, but physically…

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January 22nd, 2012

Transitions Remodeling understands how to help you plan for the changing needs of multigenerational living. Often adding an “in-law suite”, bedroom, or bathroom makes the decision to meld families work.Although it may initially sound daunting, one of the hottest trends in housing is the revival of multigenerational living. The single-family housing model may have worked well in the past, but there are forces at work today that make multigenerational living a practical and natural choice…

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January 4th, 2012

Caring for an aging parent may be the highest calling of your life. But it also can rob you of time, money, and your own experiences. In some cases, these personal sacrifices can create bitterness and regret, causing ill will toward the very people you love and have pledged to help.MetLife’s aging and retirement research unit, the Mature Market Institute (MMI), measured the financial costs and sacrifices of family caregiving in a study released last month. More recently, it used those…

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December 18th, 2011

Entry Ways The entries to your home are your portals to the world, important for receiving guests, the groceries, appointments and social events. Safe and convenient no matter what the weather, day or night, no matter what your condition, barrier-free entryways make it easier for everyone to gain access to your home. Kitchens If you love to cook, correcting bending, height and reach limitations will make your kitchen more functional. Enjoy desks, work areas and sinks with knee clearance, ample…

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