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Aging in Place Efficiently

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The City of Ann Arbor is l​ooking for up to 25 homes to collaborate with for Aging In Place Efficiently. To see if you qualify, click HERE.

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Aging In Place Efficiently partners with qualified older adults to help them remain in their homes for as long as possible. Improvements focus on three areas: comfort, lower energy bills, and home safety. ​

​Home Im​​​pr​​ovements 

The home improvements offered will depend on the needs of each homeowner.  A licensed energy auditor, an occupational therapist, and a social worker will help determine the best options for your home within the available budget.

Examples of potential home improvements include:  

  • insulation in walls and attics 
  • weatherization 
  • appliance upgrades 
  • grab bars in bathrooms 
  • handrails and ramps 
  • improved lighting ​

Qualificat​ions

To qualify for this pilot program, you must: 

  • live in a single-family home within the city of Ann Arbor (Not sure?  Check out the City Address Search to determine eligibility)
  • be at least 60 years of age at the time of application   
  • have a monthly income at or below 80% of the Area Median Income for Ann Arbor - (Not sure? Use the table below to determine eligibility)
To see if you qualify, fill out this eligibility survey.
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​Not eligible? You can find tips on how to improve the energy efficiency of you home, as well as information on how to get a home energy assessment, on our Sustainability at Home page.

Funding​ a​nd Support​

​This program is free thanks to funding from the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation​ and Par​tners f​​or Places​. 

Click on a p​artner logo below to be directed to their website for more information.

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For assistance or to request completion of the eligibility screening by phone, please contact Kora Dreffs at 734.794.6000 x43738 or [email protected]



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Aging in Place Efficiently Coordinator​s
Kora Dreffs
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Jennifer Wolf
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