May 27, 2011

"People are more afraid of being put into a Nursing Home, than death"

 The above quote is how one architect describes why aging-in-place reverberates in our awareness. What happens as we grow older? Where will society find a place for those who can no longer afford to live independently, on their own?

How will your living space adapt to you as your physical abilities and needs change?

Architects Josh Larson and Carrie Shores' own personal stories relate the need for alternatives to care homes for their parents. "We explored affordable options for our aging parents. When we found none, we invented our own."

More information at their Inspired In-Law site, along with models and plans of their designs!