With the current economic uncertainty in the country coupled with a growing aging population, more thoughtful considerations are being made by home builders and owners regarding design features that allow aging and differently capable individuals to live independently in their homes longer. No one understands this more than Dr. Shaun Owens who is a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist. As the owner of Suite 65 LLC, Dr. Owens works with builders, organizations, and individual clients to help incorporate Universal Living design features into homes. We spoke with Dr. Owens about the in-home design features that facilitate the activities of daily living, and how these features can allow an individual to age in place in their home.
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Michael Bailey is the founder of The MinorityEye and serves as the Chief-Curator of Information. He leads the editorial staff and works as a multimedia journalist who specializes in producing news stories and personal profiles that highlight the cultural, social, economic, and political experiences of minorities living in South Carolina and beyond. His extensive media, business, and political background has made him a well-respected voice and an often sought-after commentator on issues impacting people of color.