Living In Place Newsletter
June 2017 

CLIPP Member Spotlight

Maria Stapperfenne , CMKBD,  CLIPP #27



BEST KITCHEN

2017 Awards of Excellence

Metropolitan Builders & Contractors Association of New Jersey

CLIPP Member Spotlight

Mary Jo Peterson , MS, NKBA, NAHB, CKD, CBD, CAPS, CAASH,  CLIPP #20

Teaching at Harvard University Graduate School of Design

 Mary Jo  is an award-winning author, speaker, educator, and designer with over 25 years of experience. Mary Jo also serves on the Advisory Panel of the Living In Place Institute.

Join her August 3-4, 2017 for a dynamic and valuable class with Cynthia Leibrock with special guest speaker Jessica Cooper.

Residential Design for Health and Longevity


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Imagine home as a place for regeneration-clean, not cluttered, preventing disease and injury , sup porting good sleep, encouraging exercise, making it fun to do healthy cooking. Can interior design promote a lifestyle that leads to health and longevity? Can it be proactive-preventing future disability while respecting and eliminating existing disability? This course is for residential architects, universal designers, kitchen and bath designers, physical and occupational therapists, independent living and home healthcare providers, and residential interior designers.

Learn from the experts:

Mary Jo Peterson, MS, NKBA, NAHB, CKD, CBD, CAPS, CAASH, CLIPP is an award-winning author, speaker, educator, and designer with over 25 years of experience. 



Cynthia A. Leibrock, MA, ASID, Hon. IIDA, is an award-winning author,international lecturer, and designer with more than 35 years' experience.


Jessica Cooper works at Delos Living LLC, NY, NY and serves as a guest speaker for the this Executive Education program. 

Office Chair Education
ANYONE can register, listen and be a part of these FREE - LIVE educational opportunities.

"Remodeling for Independence and Dignity" 
July 25, 2017 Noon Central Time
Sponsored by  NARI  - National Association of the Remodeling Industry
(Please contact NARI to register)

Keep checking HERE  for more FREE - LIVE webinars

"Storage for Living In Place" Aug 7 - NARI
"Smart Technology for Living In Place" Sept 7 - NKBA
"Create Interprofessional Teams for Living In Place" Sept NARI
"Living In Place IS Universal Design" Oct 2 - NKBA
"Kitchen Designs for Living In Place" Oct - NKBA
"Bathroom Designs for Living In Place" Oct - NKBA
"Financing Options for Remodeling Projects" Nov 16 - NARI
In the News:


Check out these recent articles in Remodeling Magazine:



Below is a four part series of articles about financing options for your clients. Click on each title to read the full article:

Make a Difference in 2017

Help a Friend, & Yourself!

If both you and a friend register ON THE SAME DAY, both will re ceive a $100 rebate in the classroom. This can be combined with your association savings and Early Bird discount for a total savings of $250 for each of you!

Two-Day Certification Classes
One attendee will win an Amazon Dot and one attendee will receive a SnapPower nightlight electrical outlet cover plate.

June 27-28 Tysons Corner, VA
August 9-10 Manhattan, NY
July 10-11 Wellesley, MA August 22-23 Columbus, OH
July 19-20 Chicago, IL September 27-28 Minneapolis, MN
July 26-27 Denver, CO
January 7-8 Orlando, FL
Watch the website for more 
classes being added!
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SPECIAL EVENTS

Sheri Gold Invites Everyone!

Sheri is CLIPP #172 and National Showroom and Design Manager at Monogram Design Center at LuxeHome Merchandise Mart Chicago and Manhattan. at the Monogram Showroom in theMart in Chicago.

Sheri invites us to to celebrate the newest CLIPP graduates and aligned industry professionals who are taking responsibility for making all homes accessible, comfortable and safe. Email Christina  HERE to register. Cost:  FREE, but we ask you to bring a generous check to Habitat For Humanity! Location: the beautiful Monogram Appliance Showroom at theMart in downtown Chicago, July 20th 4:30-6:30.
Interesting Fact: theMART (formerly The Merchandise Mart) is the largest privately held commercial building in the United States.
Ask us to bring a seminar to your area. Call 888-467-3220

"Designing for Independence and Dignity, Without Talking About It!"
"Remodeling for Independence and Dignity, Without Talking About It!"
"Architecture for Living In Place"
"Lighting for Living In Place"
"Home Assessments and Modifications - The Role of an OT as Collaborative Team Leader"
"Safe Flooring for Living In Place"
"How Electronic Adaptive Technology Helps Everyone
Live In Place"
and more!

Click the blue button to register and learn more

Product Spotlight


Beautiful and Efficient Zero Entry Solutions

WallDrain has won both Architizer's A+ Popular Vote and Jury Awards! 


Quick Drain is proud to sponsor the "Certified Living In Place Professional" class in Columbus , Ohio on August 22-23 at the Universal Design Living Laboratory. Click HERE to learn more. 

Linear drains are the ideal design solution for Living In Place showers and wet spaces. With a linear drain, the shower entry can be even with the rest of the bathroom floor - no curbs or bumps to negotiate. Because the one-directional slope allows for use of large format tiles or even solid surface material, such as concrete or marble, there will be less mold and bacteria harboring grout lines. This makes the linear drain system the easiest to access and maintain.

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