Check Your Local Building Codes Although portable and affordable modular homes and units are good solutions for many homeowners, some urban communities’ zoning regulations ban them.
Buick is tapping one of its biggest advertising platforms of the year, the NCAA men's basketball tournament, to air the spot, which features all five vehicles in its lineup.
The spot, from agency Leo Burnett, Detroit, will begin running Thursday, when Sweet 16 games begin.
People who go this route tend to find it preferable to a nursing home.
Being close to family makes the elder feel less isolated (and could reduce the risk of resulting depression).
Ken Dupin, the founder and chief executive of N2Care, says the approaching wave of seniors in need of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities will put a tremendous strain on Medicare and Medicaid.
Henry Racki, the founder and chairman of PALS, acknowledges the industry is in its infancy and that pod manufacturers are still trying to educate the public on cost-effective alternatives.
In 2010, N2Care successfully convinced the Virginia General Assembly to pass a law that supersedes local zoning ordinances and allows homeowners to put a modular dwelling on a property with a doctor’s order.
Four other states (including New York and California) have introduced similar legislation to allow for medical modular units.
The 30-second commercial marks perhaps Buick's most explicit message yet to convince U. consumers that its cars aren't what people have come to expect.