Design

THRIVE By Design creates both practical and aesthetically pleasing home modifications for a clientele who take great pride in their homes.  We believe that refinements intended to make homes safer, need not sacrifice customization, beauty, elegance – or your unique lifestyle and daily routine.

Below are just a few of the many Aging In Place techniques that THRIVE By Design may suggest and use to modify your home to support you in your daily routines.

Family Room

Sample Kitchen

Ease of Use

  • Custom Level Counter Heights and Appliances
  • Multiple and Seated Work Stations
  • Strategic lighting

Accessibility

  • Roll-Under Sinks
  • Wider Hallway
  • Cabinetry, Light Switches and Outlets

Safety/Ease of Movement

  • Non-Slip Flooring
  • Wider pathways
Bathroom

Sample Bathroom

Ease of Use

  • Adjustable Mirrors and Shower Heads
  • Adjusted Counter and Toilet Heights
  • Single-Lever Faucet

Accessibility

  • Zero-step Entry to Shower
  • Wider Doorway
  • Grab Bars

Safety/Ease of Movement

  • Non-Slip Flooring
  • Safety strips for wet spaces
Living / Dining Room

Sample Living / Dining Room

Ease of Use

  • Specialized ambient and task lighting for better illumination
  • Matte finishes to reduce glare and improve sightlines

Accessibility

  • Varied seating heights and firmness to accommodate different movement/motor abilities
  • Furniture placement to allow for easy and unobstructed movement

Safety/Ease of Movement

  • Clear walkways to minimize tripping hazards
  • Colour contrast to define space, brighten room and minimize tripping hazards