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Promoting Aging In Place By Enhancing Access To Home Modifications


With support from the Administration for Community Living (ACL), US Department of Health and Human Services, the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology leads this project in partnership with

  • National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)
  • National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD)
  • National Council on Aging (NCOA)
  • key stakeholders in the home modification field.


to maximize older adults’ ability to age in place by increasing the availability and awareness of home modification at the local, state, and national levels

Objective 1: Develop a knowledge base of local, state, and national home modification activities and programs with an emphasis on evidence-based, best practice, and innovative efforts

Objective 2: Advance home modification as a key priority by improving coordination and building new partnerships among federal, state, and local home modification programs and professionals

Objective 3: Enhance the aging network’s ability to deliver and promote access to best practice home modification programs through targeted training and technical assistance

Objective 4: Address barriers to access and use of home modification by identifying consumer needs and disseminating targeted information to underserved older adults and caregivers

For a recent press release, click here: ACL

Interested in learning more about this project? Contact our Program Manager, Emily Nabors at and stay tuned to our web site for updates!