Providing personalized solutions to enable living in the place of your choice.
Ask An Expert
Grab a snack, find a comfortable seat, let's chat.
Education to help you or a loved one navigate the options available for aging and disability services in your community.
I can help you:
Understand what to expect from the medical system and give advice on who/what to ask.
Review your options for home accessibility, from the small changes that could make a big impact to large changes that require more planning.
Prioritize changes; what is important to do now and what can wait.
Connect you with reputable services in your local area to help with current struggles such as:
transportation, safety concerns, meal-prep, social support, bathing, clutter, falling at home, moving, remodeling, caregiver resources
How it works:
Take a look at my calendar for availability or email directly. After you schedule an appointment, I'll send you an email with payment information and a brief questionnaire. Answering this confidential questionnaire will help me prepare for our conversation and enable us to make the most of our time.
Following our conversation, you will receive an email summary with direct links to all recommendations.
One hour-long phone or Skype consultation. Available only in the US.
Home Remodel or Moving Consult
I help you fall in love with home.
Individualized and holistic home improvements for a problem area of your home to accommodate your present and future needs for living in the place of your choice. Personalized moving consultant specializing in accessible housing and community connectivity.
Ideal for people with a progressive health condition who are considering remodeling areas of the home or moving to improve accessibility and ease of use. We provide specialized home design for living-in-place focused on your individual needs now and in the future. With a background in healthcare and housing studies, Nichole is able to have meaningful conversations about your specific needs and provide valuable insight into home modifications or real estate options that will enable you to live in the home of your choice.
How it works:
Contact me to schedule a complimentary hour-long appointment in your home. This visit will consist of a review of the problem areas in your home, a discussion about your individualized needs, and what to expect from the whole process. After this appointment we'll be able to provide you with an accurate cost estimate for Moving Consult or Remodel Phase 1 and 2.
Phase 1: Detailed look at your home to uncover what is/isn't working for you. Thoughtful and in-depth discussion about needs and desires for your home.
Person-centered needs assessment for all members of the household. Measurements taken for environmental and mobility equipment considerations. Loose sketch and written recommendations provided for remodel plan or new home considerations.
Moving Consult Phase 2: Have you ever wanted an impartial and knowledgable person to help guide you through accessibility-minded home buying or home building decisions? I consider myself an accessible house doula. Hourly services may include consulting by phone/video/email on the potential for a property to meet identified accessibility needs, visiting potential properties with (or representation of) client, or being an active participant in new home construction design process.
Remodel Phase 2: Choosing the design details to make the space not only functional, but beautiful as well. At the end of Phase 2 you will have have a comprehensive design plan, detailed drawings, and finishes chosen. This 'bid package' will enable you to obtain accurate bids from contractors who will be completing the work.
Remodel Phase 3: Homeowner solicits construction bids.
Service area includes all cities in Boulder County.
Outside of Boulder County will be considered as availability allows, please contact.
Not ready for a remodel or a move, just interested in basic changes that could make life a lot easier? Do you live outside of my service area?
The podcast is a wealth of evidence-based information. Or, if you'd like individualized advice, take a look at the calendar or email directly to schedule an Ask An Expert phone appointment with Nichole.