Poll comments: Design for aging
With the aging population, do you find yourself designing:
My organization in India is currently considering building an assisted living complex with a thousand living units.
- Moving toward higher design with a hospitality flair
- In our practice, designing for a senior population has become a best practice for healthcare design. This simply means we are responsible for creating environments for patients and staff that support the healing process, regardless of age. Specific design solutions that are good for the elderly are also good for all populations when incorporated properly.
Mark Patterson, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP
- The issue is not necessarily more aids and amenities but different qualities to address baby boomer needs