Universal design solution converts Springfield colonial into couple’s elegant retirement home

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Source: Fairfax County Times

Plan by Michael Nash Kitchens and Homes perfectly accommodates occupants of any age
By John Byrd

Fred and Liz Saalfeld had occupied their four-bedroom, 2,800-square-foot Colonial in Springfield for nearly 50 years when an unexpected event caused them to reconsider their basic housing needs. Without warning, Liz suffered a heart attack. Her mobility, which had previously been hampered by arthritis, now became seriously compromised. Looking ahead, creating wheelchair-access throughout much of the house seemed to be a prudent move to Fred, who also periodically relies on…<Read more>