Empowered Homes

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 .

Gretchen Kingma

Free Consultation

We offer consultation services to equip you, or a loved one, to identify the various options for successful aging-in-place or community transition.

in-home Assessments

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.

Home Modification

Our construction and design team will collaborate to draft renderings and choose a beautiful, yet functional design that fits your budget. 

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To Call:  (314) 722-8081