When Cynthia Leibrock designed her house she not only kept beautiful architecture, furniture, and décor in mind, she kept her and her husband's aging bodies in mind as well. Her glass-and-steel home in the Colorado Rockies, featured in the New York Times this week, includes features such as a hidden mechanical lift to get one in and out of the ample tub, support bars for the toilet that are concealed in the wall behind it, and pull down shelves in the kitchen bring ingredients to you rather than having to get a step ladder.
Leibrock's home follows a relatively new movement – aging in place. The idea is that, "homes should be built so owners can continue to live in them despite age-related problems, has been driven by the aging boomer population."
After the jump we take a closer look at some of the amenities...
For more information on this home check out Cynthia's site.