April 22, 2015 Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
The Environments for Aging Conference wrapped up in Baltimore with a closing keynote presentation from Sara J. Czaja, professor and expert on aging, who highlighted how access to technology and an understanding of its benefits can help to improve the lives of seniors.
April 21, 2015 Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
A case study presented at the Environments for Aging Conference offered attendees insight into how a decades-old nursing home can be renovated into a modern senior living commuinity by rethinking space allocations to better support resident-centered care.
In this Environments for Aging Conference session, speakers shared how an integrated approach that includes health, technology, ecology, landscapes, and architectural diversity can create living environments that appeal to a variety of ages.
Speakers at the Environments for Aging Conference discussed common approaches to memory care and asked if it's time for the industry to stop trying to perfect memory care and instead start looking for better ways to reintegrate residents into communities.
April 19, 2015 Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
The Center for Health Design honored industry all-star Jane Rohde with its Changemaker Award Sunday at the EFA Conference, followed by Rohde's afternoon keynote on advancing resident-centered design. The Center also awarded Betsy Brawley with its Lifetime Achievement Award.