The Changing Family Household - Plans for Flexibility
Do you need to make room for aging parents? Are your children moving back in? Have you been exploring the possibility of a two-family household to share expenses and child care? Or perhaps you are planning ahead and want to build or remodel your home to accommodate your own physical changes as you get older. Terry Phelan gives a fun and informative presentation covering these topics while revealing some great ways to increase your options, maintaining comfort and adding future value.
Four Program Takeaways:
- What the typical household really looks like today and its driving factors
- How most homes can be remodeled to accommodate the changing household
- The importance of healthy choices and energy efficiency upgrades
- How to plan ahead for accessibility considerations
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Terry Phelan, Architect, Living Shelter Design Architects
Master Builders Association member Terry K. Phelan is the principal architect of Living Shelter Design, an Issaquah-based firm specializing in deep green homes. She is a Washington native with over 30 years in the residential design industry and past co-chair of the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild. You may also know her as the host of The Eco-Logical Home, a radio talk show on sustainable choices for homes and communities.