Strategic Insights

Choosing Furniture and Fixtures in Memory Care

When choosing furniture for memory care facilities, special attention must be paid to the fabric, cushion and design of the piece. Choosing the correct furniture can help make daily life easier for both residents and staff.

Designing Interiors That Work for Memory Care Residents

  Throughout my career I’ve come to learn one very important thing: in order to create a space for someone, […]

Why Lighting Is So Important When Designing for Dementia Patients

Good lighting can help dementia patients by allowing them to easily see what is around them.

Understanding Thermal Comfort for Memory Care Residents

Having a clear understanding of how thermal comfort can affect those with dementia played a large role in the recent design for an HVAC system for a facility specializing in memory care.

Waterford Place Rehab Center Grand Opening

The building not only allows for state-of-the-art care to be delivered, but also provides a space for respite, socialization, reflection and a celebration of life.

Rethinking Dementia

Grand Rapids played host to a recent summit that sought to bring together experts in the field of senior living to “Rethink Dementia”.

Envisioning the Future of Senior Living

PACE and Adult Day programs are allowing seniors to age in place. Download a FREE visioning synthesis from our one-day community forum.

Senior Living: Harvesting Food & Friendships

The benefits of gardening are evident through all stages of life, but is becoming much more prominent in senior living environments

How Outpatient Strategy Affects Facilities (Part 1 of 2)

Health networks are working hard to deliver alternative options to keep lower acuity patients off the main campus and out of the inpatient system.

The Environment’s Impact on Healing the Mind

With a significant sector of the population affected by mental illness it is imperative that we understand how to design space to aid in the healing process.