Utilizing a unique skill set and approach, Gretchen empowers individuals through education and advocacy to make their spaces fit their needs.
Gretchen has devoted herself to working with the aging-adult population in the rehab and senior-living community settings. As an Occupational therapist she is especially qualified to perform multidimensional assessments to evaluate the way an environment affects an individual while completing activities of daily living.
- Community Transition Advocate
- ADA Business Access Consultant
- Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS), National Association of Home Builders
- Executive Certificate in Home Modification (ECHM), USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
With a genuine appreciation and knowledge of the impact that one’s physical environment has on their health and well being, Gretchen created Empowered Homes to fulfill a great mission: identify and design spaces that promote comfort, independence, and personal choice .
BSES, OTR/L, CAPS, REALTOR
We offer consultation services to equip you, or a loved one, to identify the various options for successful aging-in-place or community transition.
We specialize in making living spaces fit your needs now and in the future. We offer a multi-level comprehensive service to accommodate all of your needs.
Our construction and design team will collaborate to draft renderings and choose a beautiful, yet functional design that fits your budget.