Welcome to the Living In Place Institute!

This site is dedicated to education for professionals for modifying and building all homes to be accessible, comfortable and safe for everyone.   
If you are a homeowner, read more on this site and then contact these unique, caring and internationally recognized experts to help you and your loved ones.

Our work is to help all professionals in design, contracting, medical and non-medical care, real estate, home inspections, financing, manufacturing, etc., learn their respective roles and responsibility, and how to work together to improve designs and products in every home. 

The solution for safer homes started with understanding the principles of universal design, grew into the limited market approach of aging in place, and has now evolved into a complete approach of simply make all homes safer, "Without Talking About IT!".

As you read these pages, think of how you can help your clients help themselves, and their families and friend who visit, continue living in their home independently with dignity and be proud of their beautiful home. 

Read what Certified Living In Place Professionals (CLIPP) are saying:

"This is truly one of the best things I have done for my business. Getting trained as a CLIPP (Certified Living In Place Professional) changes the way you look at design and renovation. If you are interested in "upping your game", this is the future!"
Julie Schuster, CLIPP, Red Ribbon Professional - International Feng Shui Guild / NKBA, IDS, IFSG
Julie Schuster Design Studio, based in New York

"Just signed a retainer for $140k to design and estimate a mother in law suite for someone who has a form of MS and lives with daughter and son in law. I think my CLIPP was the deciding factor."
Doug Lugar, CLIPP
Nicholson Builders, based in Columbus, Ohio

CLIPP in New York and Toronto - Hurry, registration ends soon!



Did You Know?

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among older adults.

Every two weeks a child dies in the US because of a piece of furniture or TV fell on them at home.

ALL HOMES should be safe for ALL AGES!

What is CLIPP™?

CLIPP™ stands for Certified Living In Place Professional.

CLIPP in not just for those who are older or have disabilities, but for all homes.

This is a fundamental shift to a simple, complete approach to making ALL homes more accessible, comfortable and safe.

Become Certified

Join professionals from all industries and register today - classes every month either Live Virtual or Live In-Person.

Registration discounts are available, learn if you qualify HERE

Make a difference in your business, your customer's homes and in their lives.


Become part of the solution and make all homes accessible, comfortable and safe, for everyone!

Certification classes are also now available as Virtual Live Classes. Everyone is live and interactive. Learn and ask questions in real time, in the comfort of your office or home.

Six 3-hour sessions scheduled over a two week period. Manual and training aids shipped to your home or office.

See the Live Virtual Class schedule HERE.

If you prefer Live In-Person classes, see the schedule HERE.
Endorsed by the NKBA and CEU PRE-approved for members of these associations.
Lots of discounts!



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