Chris Moore, CAPS certified aging in place
Chris Moore is an expert on using universal design principles to build and remodel homes to help seniors age in place. He has more than 24 years of experience in the residential construction industry. In 2001, he founded Solid Rock Enterprises, Inc., to provide quality building, remodeling, and consulting services in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia. He uses the Comprehensive Assessment and Solution Process for Aging Residents (CASPAR) to measure his clients' abilities against the features of their homes in order to recommend home modifications customized for each client's unique situation.
You can read Chris's column, "Housing Matters," which addresses issues related to aging in place, home modification, and universal design. "Housing Matters" appears in the Senior News website each month. Chris also speaks to groups throughout the Southwest Virginia area on aging in place, universal design, home modification, and home safety.
Chris is a certified aging in place specialist (CAPS). He holds an executive certificate in home modification from the Andrus Gerontology Center at the University of Southern California, a bacherlor's in business administration from Averett College in Virginia, and an associate of arts degree from Bard College at Simon's Rock in Massachusetts.
Why I Care
"I started getting involved in universal design and aging in place when my own mother's mobility needs began to change. I made home modifications for her, and that made me decide to focus my efforts on meeting the needs of other seniors who want to age in their own homes."