About The Author
Monique Chabot, OTD, OTR/L, CLIPP, CAPS is an occupational therapist specializing in home based geriatric care. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Rehabilitation Studies from University of North Texas, a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University, and a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Boston University. She completed the American Association of Occupational Therapy Emerging Leaders Program where she worked with the Home and Community Special Interest Section on increasing the knowledge of occupational therapists in home modifications. Monique currently is an assistant professor at Thomas Jefferson University- East Falls campus. She also serves on the advisory board of the Living in Place Institute.
Monique developed a passion for home design for older adults early in her career with Fox Rehabilitation. As a therapist who visits people in their homes, she sees first hand the impact of the environment on a person’s independence as they age. She is specializing in geriatric home design for aging in place, specifically through interprofessional collaboration. Monique believes in creating living environments that are safe, functional, and appealing while allowing people to remain in their chosen home as long as possible.