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Jane Hamilton

Jane Hampton
, the founder of Accessibility Design, Inc., was one of the early pioneers in developing the specialty niche of home access and defining what it is today.


She and her company have captured the essence of Universal Design, Aging in Place, and Home Access...and have helped thousands enhance their lives by refining residential access and independent living.  She is regarded as an expert in the field, and offers her knowledge and experience to you through classes and workshops.


Over the past 18 years, Jane has developed and conducted over 100 workshops and continuing education courses on topics pertaining to home access for all types of audiences. Attendee’s find her presentation style energetic, dynamic, and relevant to our changing world today.


I did not know what to expect from Accessibility Design, but was really blown away by the speaker, Jane Hampton. She was very passionate about her work and it was really inspiring to listen to her explain accessible design. I was very impressed overall".


I loved your presentation... such great information. I have two projects that I'm working on that I can apply this information to. Thanks!"


You really have a handle on this niche!"


Interested in a customized seminar or a hosting class?

Accessibility Design is continually creating and customizing seminars/classes to meet the needs of various associations.  If your organization is interested in scheduling or developing a seminar, please contact Jane Hampton at (952) 925-0301 or email


Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS)


Please stay tuned for Jane’s upcoming schedule.
Registration for this class will be provided directly by the hosting Builders Association.


The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelors™ Council, in collaboration with the AARP, NAHB Research Center and NAHB 50+ Housing Council, has developed a curriculum to provide the remodeling/building industry comprehensive, practical market-specific information about working with older & maturing adults to remodel their homes for aging in place.  Jane Hampton is an instructor for this curriculum and brings her vast knowledge of this industry niche’ to life. Courses offered are as follows:


CAPS I - Marketing & Communications Strategies For Aging & Accessibility
Millions of Americans are living longer and more active lives. And with their changing lifestyles, maturing Americans are also looking to revitalize their home environments. Identifying these opportunities and developing the skills to interact with 50+ customers can help you grow your business dramatically. Learn best practices in communicating and interacting with this exciting and evolving population, and take advantage of one of the fastest growing market segments in remodeling and related industries.


As a graduate of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the three segments within the Aging in Place market that present business opportunities for building professionals
  • Implement a process for promoting new opportunities for products and services in the Aging in Place market
  • Enhance your sales process with effective techniques for the Aging in Place market

CAPS II - Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility
The maturing of the U.S. Baby Boomer population is a huge opportunity for remodelors. As this consumer group expands, more and more are interested in remodeling their home to fit their new lifestyle and abilities. This Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) course will help you understand the guidelines and requirements of accessibility, the importance of doing an assessment with input from occupational and physical therapists as well as qualified health care professionals, and the significance of good design in making modifications that can transform a house into a safe, attractive, and comfortable home for life.


As a graduate of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the home ownership market as it relates to the three segments of the Aging in Place market
  • Consider contractual and legal concerns for building professionals providing design solutions to the Aging in Place client
  • Perform an assessment to identify and prioritize the needs, wants and wishes of the Aging in Place client


Minneapolis, MN 55426 USA 952.925.0301

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