About Us

Marion Shackford is the founder and President of Adaptive Home Environments, LLC.   Marion is certified by the National Association of Home Builders as a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).   She also has  obtained an Executive Certification in Home Modifications from the University of Southern California National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification. Marion has studied residential Universal Design at the University of Buffalo School of Architecture, Inclusive Design and Environmental Access Center.

With 30 years’ experience as a Medical Social Worker in acute care and long term care settings and as a licensed administrator in Assisted Living, Marion has in-depth knowledge of the aging process, physical, sensory and cognitive impairments, disabilities and chronic diseases.  Her work with senior adults and people with disabilities provided her with the perspective of the positive outcomes which result from an optimal person-environment fit.

Marion has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio and a Masters of Social Work degree from Syracuse University with a concentration in Healthcare.

Whom We Serve

  • People who want to responsibly plan to ensure their quality of life, independence and autonomy.  Whether you are retired or are still working, now is the time to plan ahead.

  • Family members or others who are concerned about the future quality of life and independence of a loved-one.

  • People who have experienced an injury, disease or disability which has impaired their functional ability and whose homes are no longer accessible to them.

  • Contractors, home builders and remodelers who are working with people who wish to modify their homes to meet their needs.