OTD Capstone Projects


This experiential component or doctoral capstone project involved a partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis. Through this agency, projects were completed based on identified needs of the Aging in Place and CAPABLE programs. The Aging in Place (AIP) program provides critical home repairs to low-income adults aged 60 years and older. The CAPABLE program provides the same critical home repairs along with a select number of visits from a registered nurse and an occupational therapist to help the older adults age in place safely.

Publication Date

Spring 4-16-2020

Faculty Mentor

Elena Espiritu OTD, OTR/L, BCPR


Occupational Therapy, School of


Health Sciences & Nursing, Gordon E. Inman College of

Document Type

Scholarly Project


Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Degree Level


Degree Grantor

Belmont University


aging in place; AIP; CAPABLE; older adults; Habitat for Humanity; home modifications; home repairs; accessibility; occupational therapy; nurse

EC Poster Literature Review References.pdf (58 kB)
References for Literature Review section on Poster

EC Annotated Bibliography.pdf (82 kB)
Annotated Bibliography