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Joshua Simmons Earns Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist Educational Designation
Tacoma WA, –Joshua Simmons of House Right, is now one of the select group of professionals nationwide to earn the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation, identifying him as a remodeler and project manager with the skills and knowledge necessary to remodel or modify a home to meet the unique needs of the older population, disabled owners or their visitors.
The National Association of Home Builders, in partnership with the AARP and NAHB Research Center, created the CAPS program, which includes training and education on the technical, business management and customer service skills essential to compete in the fastest-growing segment of the residential remodeling industry — home modifications for aging-in-place.
House Right is based in the South Puget Sound region. House Right is a general contractor that specializes in remodeling for livability, and supporting the real estate sales process.
CAPS graduates include remodelers, builders, designers, architects, occupational therapists and others who help homeowners remain in their homes safely, independently and comfortably as they age.
In three days of coursework, the CAPS curriculum incorporates market demographics, communication techniques, marketing, common barriers and solutions, building codes and standards, product ideas and resources and business management.
CAPS program graduates are required to maintain their designation by attending continuing education programs and/or participating in community service projects.
“I look forward to helping homeowners in Pierce County make the changes they need to enable them to live in their homes for a long, long time,” said [name].
For additional information about the CAPS program, visit www.nahb.org/caps. For more information about House Right, visit www.houseright.org or call 800-619-0775.