Design for Aging

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  • Some of us who are aging might find ideas and hope with any findings you report from there. Will you be offering news to the aging lay or medical public? Sincerely, Margaret Fleming http://henbacktalk.blogspot.com/ A health/med blog ...

  • The next meeting for AAH Orlando will take place on October 27 at 3 PM, in Lake Nona - Medical City ( 6555 Sanger Road ). Please join me as I begin my journey as a part of the Committee. ------------------------------ Tabitha Ponte, AIA Lead Architect ...

  • Lake Nona - Medical City, located just South of the Orlando International Airport in Florida, is quickly becoming an epicenter for Medical Care and Research. As this area continues development, the design and construction of its buildings, many full scale ...

  • The theme for the next issue of 'Blueprints for Senior Living' will be interior design. We are seeking articles that incorporate creative solutions, such as way-finding, acoustics, color, decor, and furniture, that are a perfect compromise between form ...

  • Our final theme of the year will be "After the Architect Leaves...the Good, Bad, and the Ugly." We are looking for articles that highlight design elements that worked better than expected or perhaps didn't pan out at all. Please send the title of your ...

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  • Join the Design for Aging Advisory Group

    The AIA Design for Aging (DFA) Knowledge Community is accepting nominations to serve on our Advisory Group (AG). We are a collection of architects and allied professionals who serve the AIA, working together to advance the mission of DFA, which is to "foster design innovation and disseminate knowledge necessary to enhance the built environment and quality of life for an aging society." 

    We encourage all who are interested to promote this work by joining the 2018 Advisory Group (AG). Submissions are due October 9 by 5pm ET.

  • Save the date! Environments for Aging

    Mark your calendars for EFA 2018 in Savannah, GA.

    With educational opportunities and strategies, you’ll gain valuable information that benefits you and your entire organization. The conference sessions offer just-breaking information, case studies, and research findings for unique living environments.

Community Blogs

  • Greetings readers, Welcome to the first Blueprints for Senior Living in 2017. The theme is interior architecture and how it affects the way seniors live and interact. We hope you'll consider submitting an article for the next issue on universal ...

  • By Jessie Santini, IIDA, LEED AP BD+C / Blueprints for Senior Living newsletter, May 2017 Garden Spot Village, New Holland, PA / PHOTO: Nathan Cox Photography Interior design for senior living has changed significantly ...

  • By Myles Brown, AIA, LEED AP / Blueprints for Senior Living newsletter, May 2017 A majestic 100-year-old oak organizes a 12-unit addition to Duncaster Retirement Community’s Assisted Living Memory Care Neighborhood in Bloomfield, CT, symbolizing ...

  • By Nicole Bergquist, NCIDQ, EDAC and Meredith Driscoll  / Blueprints for Senior Living newsletter, May 2017 The Design Department at Sunrise Senior Living strives to champion the quality of life for all seniors. Their passion for the company’s ...

  • Greetings readers, We are pleased to bring you the fourth and final Blueprints for Senior Living for 2016. The theme is: After the Architect Leaves: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Articles in this issue highlight design elements that did and ...