About The Show | Design for Aging Lifestyle | EFA Expo


February 26 - March 1, 2017
Mandalay Bay Convention Center

About the Show

Discover the Latest Strategies, Products and Ideas in Design for Aging Lifestyles

The Environments for Aging Expo & Conference offers the latest strategies and ideas for creating functional and attractive living environments that meet the needs of our aging population. During this comprehensive three-day learning experience, attendees will network with peers while learning the latest innovations and best practices in senior friendly design for long-term and residential care settings.

Community tours offer insights into innovations of senior living designs. These walk-throughs provide real-life examples of incorporating best practice techniques, new enrichment opportunities, and memory & dementia care focused design.

Workshops provide an in-depth look at processes and procedures utilized across continuum of care, from CCRC design where some residents may still be independent, to memory and dementia care design.

Explore Senior Living Design at Conference & Workshops

Attendees will share common goals and innovations as well as building, architecture, and best practices. Don’t miss the opportunity to gain inspiration through a gathering of like-minded, forward-thinking individuals instrumental in the creation of future living environments for the aging. Best practices for products and materials, along with current trends in colors, mood setting, and use of space all contribute to the various aspects of senior friendly design.

Highlights of the EFA Conference include:

  • Outdoor Environments in CCRC Design
  • Best practices in the design of long-term and residential care settings.
  • Innovation and development in design for aging lifestyles
  • Networking with like-minded individuals

NEW for 2017 – Co-locating with Medtrade Spring
In 2017, Environments for Aging will be co-locating with Medtrade Spring.   Medtrade Spring brings together thousands of home medical equipment providers, home health care professionals, and leading manufacturers of home health care products and technology. Medtrade shows continue to be the largest forums for HME products and services and educational sessions on current issues, and as an EFA attendee you will have access to the Medtrade Spring expo floor during show hours.

As the overall continuum of care evolves, bringing these two top tier events together (FEB 26 – MAR 1) allows you to network with a wide audience of providers, clinical professions, and designers all focused on developing solutions in the field of personal healthcare.

Who Should Attend?

  • Architects
  • Owners
  • Developers
  • Facilities managers
  • Design professionals
  • Product manufacturers
  • Government officials
  • Gerontologists & other aging experts

Association Partners

The Environments for Aging Expo & Conference is presented by Environments for Aging and The Center for Health Design, and the following associations:

Center for Health Design
 ASID  IIDA  Sage Logo