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  Certified Aging in Place Specialist – The National Association of Home Builders and Remodelers (NAHBR) in collaboration with the NAHB Research Center, NAHB Seniors Housing Council, and AARP developed the Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS) program to address the growing number of consumers that will soon require these modifications.The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) was created to help remodeling professionals meet the needs of 77 million Baby Boomers that will reach retirement age in the first years of the 21st century are the first wave sweeping this new American demographic tide. The CAPS program has been developed to help remodeling professionals meet the needs of this burgeoning market. CAPS program graduates are required to maintain their designation by attending continuing education programs and/or participating in community service projects.Go Barrier Free has been taught the strategies and techniques for designing and building aesthetically enriching, barrier-free living environments. The CAPS program goes beyond design to address the codes and standards, common remodeling expenditures and projects, product ideas, and resources needed to provide comprehensive and practical aging-in-place solutions.

  Founded in 1982, The National Association of Home Builders and Remodelers represents and serves the interests of more than 14,000 remodeling industry members.

  As a Certified Graduate Remodelor (CGR), Gordy Oliva is recognized by the NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) as demonstrating exceptional business integrity, commitment to education, technical competence and a solid track record of customer satisfaction. To earn the CGR designation, a remodeler must complete a series of industry specific educational courses, provide letters of recommendation, proof of licensing and insurance and adhere to a strict Code of Ethics. Gordy stands out by combining this professional approach and personal attention while our team members and management work closely throughout the project. This helps to maintain communication, reliability and continuity.

 Gordy Oliva Remodeling - Member of Home Builders Association Southeastern Michigan Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan is a professional association who’s membership includes builders, remodelers, owners, developers and suppliers to the single family and multifamily residential construction industry. HAB members number approximately 2,400 located throughout southeastern Michigan. We are affiliated with the Michigan Association of Home Builders in Lansing and the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C. Across the nation, our membership includes over 220,000 individuals and companies.

  National Association of Home Builders is a professional association whose mission is to enhance the climate for housing and the building industry. Chief among NAHB’s goals is providing and expanding opportunities for all consumers to have safe, decent and affordable housing. As “the voice of America’s housing industry,” NAHB helps promote policies that will keep housing a national priority.

AARP partner in the CAPS program.

  Senior & Caregiver Resource Network (SACRN) are trusted, caring professionals who provide solutions for seniors and those who care about them. Their mission is to be a complete source of ethical, competent and trusted solutions for seniors with a respected reputation in the community for senior services.

  The Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University brings together science and service to advance the cause of aging research. Its multidisciplinary faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and pre-doctoral trainees focus on the social and behavioral aspects of lifespan health and cognitive development. Dedicated to promoting successful aging, the Institute of Gerontology is where research and outreach combine to make life better in Detroit and beyond.