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Eden Alternative: Elderly Housing Culture Change

Last week I completed my training to become an Eden Alternative Associate, and I could not have predicted the immense value of this course! The principles of the Eden Alternative are sound, humanitarian principles that we should all be striving to follow, … Continue reading

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AIA Design for Aging Review

I recently began reading this study called Insights and Innovations done by the American Institute of Architects Design for Aging Advisory Group. It is a summary of all the projects that were entered in the yearly AIA DFA design competition. The executive … Continue reading

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Eden Alternative: Five Architectural Responses for Senior Housing

This news segment is a great example of the how one senior care facility is preparing for the boom of baby boomers into senior care. They are using the principals of The Eden Alternative, which basically maintains that “the three plagues … Continue reading

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Assisted Living Facility Tour

I was recently given a tour of an assisted living facility that one of my family members is staying in. The design of the the facility was done with comfort and familiarity in mind, which might lead some architects to call … Continue reading

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