Janet is a licensed occupational therapist (OT) in the state of Georgia. Her career began with a Master's degree in OT from Nova Southeastern University in 2008. For the last decade, Janet has worked in the home health sector with older adults. She has dedicated her career to helping individuals cope with various health conditions and disease, so that they may enjoy their lives to the fullest. In 2020, Janet became a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, (CAPS), through the National Association of Home Builders.

Certified Aging in Place Specialist
Licensed Occupational Therapist

Janet Engel, OT/L, CAPS

Janet has worked for the last decade helping people live life to the fullest through rehabilitation, home, and activity modification. She created Home Designs for Life, Ltd, Co., when she personally experienced the dramatic impact the Covid-19 Pandemic had on older adults living in independent and assisted living facilities, and their family members. 


Our Story

Residents experienced death, hospitalization, profound isolation, visiting restrictions, and decreased access to health care. Janet is passionate about helping older adults remain in their homes as long as possible and as our lifestyle changes over time.

Customized home design for people of varying ages and abilities is a growing need in our society. Aging-In-Place design strategies coupled with universal design concepts, enhance quality of life, and enable home owners to enjoy the full use of their home, maintain social independence, and welcome guests of different ages and abilities. These benefits also allow individuals to remain in their communities.