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May 30, 2012 1:33 PM

Holistic design approach allows aging in place, energy savings

Eco-designer Dana Mortensen would never tell her own mother-in-law what to do, but a good part of her business involves telling other people’s parents what changes to make to be able to stay in their homes as they grow older. Once people find that perfect “location, location, location,” many are reluctant to leave, even though some features of the home may be challenging to negotiate as the homeowners age.

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