Florida Sponsor, Golden Age Living, presented a fabulous panel discussion last week called It Takes a Village of Experts to Build a “Home for a Lifetime.”

Golden Age Living


The panel of experts, Anne Bedinger, Raymond James, Representing IFDA  member T-Square Construction is Rose Arevalo, Cory Hoffman, Solaris Rehab, Tony Mammoliti from Poggenpohl, IFDA Florida Sponsor and Event Coordinator, Wanda Gozdz of Golden Age Living and Interior Designer Elizabeth Zecca, President Elect of IFDA Florida. Elizabeth is also CAPS Certified.

Our lunch was sponsored by Poggenpohl and we were given a tour through their showroom showcasing the latest in kitchen products that are available to enhance “a home for a lifetime”.


IFDA Florida President Caroline Rogow  and Wanda Gozda of Golden Age Living, IFDA Florida sponsor,  welcome attendees to the program.


Caroline Rogow introduces the panel of experts.


Wanda Gozda Owner of Florida Sponsor Golden Age Living  talks about the aging population and their desire to enjoy living in their own home even though their situation may change as they age.


An audience of over 25 listened intently to the valuable information the panel members shared with them.


IFDA member Elizabeth Zecca and Rose Arevalo who are also panel members listen as others share their expertise. Rose, from T-Square Construction, a Licensed Contractor and Interior Designer spoke about what people need to know before hiring a contractor.


IFDA member Elizabeth Zecca, a CAPS (Certified Aging in Place Specialist) certified Interior Designer, describes how an interior designer can provide asthetically pleasing ways to make a home safer and more functional. Certain simple adjustments can make all the difference.

All the panelists were full of  helpful information about many of the things people need to keep in mind as they plan for a time when their home needs to meet their needs.

Our industry is very much effected by an aging population and IFDA Florida is proud to have been a part of such an important event.