The mission of the AIA Design for Aging (DFA) Knowledge Community is to foster design innovation and disseminate knowledge necessary to enhance the built environment and quality of life for an aging society. This includes relevant research on characteristics, planning and costs associated with innovative design for aging. In addition, DFA provides outcome data on the value of these design solutions and environments.
Strategies for Safer Senior Living CommunitiesThis resource includes strategies for dining facilities, amenity spaces, and individual units. Download >
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Atria Tamalpias Creek Assisted Living
Each of the four wings creates a neighborhood on each floor. One emphasis of this total building renovation was to create more meaningful gathering spaces in the neighborhoods by re-purposing the underutilized common spaces to provide enhanced amenity areas.