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Mike LaBombard

Mike is the co-founder of AIP Builders and a seasoned CAPS certified general contractor

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Funding Resources For Accessibility Remodeling

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2014 1:34:00 PM / by Mike LaBombard

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Navigating the Funding Gauntlet:

Sometimes when life deals you a hand of cards that you may not have wanted, you have to improvise and find creative ways to overcome the hardship. One of the greatest hardships for many Americans is a lack of money to feel financially stable. Unfortunately, when this situation is coupled with dealing with a disability, the difficulty becomes exponentially greater. This article will go over a few traditional ways - as well as a couple creative ways - to seek financial help with an accessibility remodeling project. 

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10 Top Reasons You Should Consider Aging In Place At Home

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 24, 2014 3:31:00 PM / by Mike LaBombard

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Top Reasons You Should Consider Aging In Place At Home:

As the concept of "Aging In Place" gains popularity, many will start to wonder, "Why should I even consider this idea?". It's a really great question and this blog post is designed to answer with quick overview of the top ten reasons that someone would want to consider Aging In Place (in no particular order).

It's important to note that any major decisions about your future should consider a number of factors, with special attention paid to overall health and mobility. Whenever considering remodeling your home to Age In Place, you should consult your local Certified Aging In Place Specialist for an expert opinion. 

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Starting A Shower Grab Bar Renovation

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 22, 2014 8:00:00 AM / by Mike LaBombard posted in Bathroom Accessibility

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The first step to any accessibility renovation is to assess the mobility of the primary user. A person's mobility can vary in severity from paraplegic with very little mobility, to a mild case of arthritis that can sometimes inhibit the usage of everyday tools like a showerhead or nozzle. This AIP Builders Tip Of The Day will go over what type of grab bar renovation may be needed in the shower to suit your accessibility needs.

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The 3 Most Important Home Accessibility Renovations

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 19, 2014 12:09:00 PM / by Mike LaBombard posted in Bathroom Accessibility, Kitchen Accessibility, Home Accessibility

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StairsThe 3 Most Important Home Accessibility Renovations:

One Step At A Time

Renovating a home can be an expensive process depending on a number of factors (materials, designs, complexity, etc.). However, depending on your accessibility needs, you do have the flexibility to take things one step at a time and focus your resources on a few key locations. This blog will walk through what we believe to be the three most important places in your home that should be renovated for maximum accessibility. 

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Aging Intelligently With The Aging In Place Builders Blog

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 17, 2014 3:07:00 PM / by Mike LaBombard posted in Aging In Place Info, Baby Boomers

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Hello!

Welcome to the first blog for Aging In Place Builders. We are Western Massachusetts' leading Aging In Place contractors who specialize in - and are passionate about - creating safe and comfortable homes for people with disabilities or deteriorating health. In this article, we will breifly go over some relevant topics that you will regulary see as discussion points on this blog. 

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