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8 trends shaping today’s senior housing

8 trends shaping today’s senior housing | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, the demographics are smiling on the senior housing market segment.

Via Jeffrey William Goll
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Articles like this make us glad we are a part of this exciting industry! 

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Ken Pyburn's curator insight, March 5, 2013 10:39 AM

Good article but does not mention anything that is outisde of the mainstream of the corporater model of senior housing.

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Rethinking senior living models

Rethinking senior living models | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it

n the wake of the recent Great Recession our world has changed, specifically concerning the senior living industry. Capital has become largely unavailable and the next generation of seniors—the plentiful baby boomers—generally wants different services and housing models from those offered to their parents. To keep up with the changes, the ways in which existing communities operate and provide services must be reconsidered, and many organizations will need to rethink and realign how they meet their mission.

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Senior Housing Where The Old Go To Flourish, Not Wither

Senior Housing Where The Old Go To Flourish, Not Wither | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
Getting old in America is rough. Health care expenses, needing extra attention from one’s family, and giving up the comforts of home to move into senior housing amount to an experience that can be degrading.

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8 trends shaping today’s senior housing

8 trends shaping today’s senior housing | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, the demographics are smiling on the senior housing market segment.

Via Jeffrey William Goll
D2 Architecture's insight:

Articles like this make us glad we are a part of this exciting industry! 

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Ken Pyburn's curator insight, March 5, 2013 10:39 AM

Good article but does not mention anything that is outisde of the mainstream of the corporater model of senior housing.

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« D2 Architecture Accepted for Publication in 2013 EFA Showcase Magazine «

« D2 Architecture Accepted for Publication in 2013 EFA Showcase Magazine « | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
D2 Architecture accepted for publication in 2013 EFA Showcase Magazine for senior living projects including Walnut Place, The Terraces at Los Altos, and The Stayton at Museum Way.
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Casting a critical eye on our environments for aging

Casting a critical eye on our environments for aging | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
Long-Term Living Magazine,Assisted-living and nursing home senior care environment news and information for nurses, continuing-care providers & directors.
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Senior Housing Market Swells With Investment Potential

Senior Housing Market Swells With Investment Potential | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
(NewsUSA) - America's elderly are one of the fastest-growing segments of the population. As a group, senior citizens over age 85 are expected to double between now and 2030.
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Technology's Role in Preventing Revolving Doors in Senior Living Communities - Senior Housing News

Technology's Role in Preventing Revolving Doors in Senior Living Communities - Senior Housing News | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
Technology’s Role in Preventing Revolving Doors in Senior Living Communities http://t.co/USDd5HEu
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Is this too extreme?

Is this too extreme? | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
By guest blogger Denise Scott For some reason, healthcare executives like to equate stuff in their lobby to person-centered care.  Player pianos. Coffee for visitors. Seating areas with plants. Lea...
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Exploring evidence-based and green design in long-term care

Exploring evidence-based and green design in long-term care | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
Long-Term Living Magazine,Assisted-living and nursing home senior care environment news and information for nurses, continuing-care providers & directors.
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Twelve Things Every Designer Should Know about Today’s Senior Housing

Twelve Things Every Designer Should Know about Today’s Senior Housing | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
As America’s population ages, senior lifestyles – and by extension, senior housing – will continue to transform.

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Ken Pyburn's curator insight, February 11, 2013 12:11 PM

Transform it will, if done intentionally, then it will be better for all of us.

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Designing international aged care environments

Designing international aged care environments | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
Long-Term Living Magazine,Assisted-living and nursing home senior care environment news and information for nurses, continuing-care providers & directors.
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Preparing For The Silver Tsunami

Preparing For The Silver Tsunami | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it
Healthcare Design Magazine: Architecture and Interior Design Trends for Healthcare Facilities,Healthcare facility and hospital design news and information for architects, designers and administrators.
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« Creativity is Key for Senior Housing Architecture «

« Creativity is Key for Senior Housing Architecture « | Senior Housing Today | Scoop.it

Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen. – Robert Bresson

 

Creativity is defined as “the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, and relationships, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, and interpretations.”  The creative process for D2 begins with a deep understanding of the physical, emotional and social needs and desires of contemporary seniors. Creativity flows through our design and impacts how we plan, use technology, and integrate systems.

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