Select Criteria: Session Type = Educational Session

Saturday, April 21, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: 205
  • Session Number: A01
Rebuilding communities, young and old, affected by natural disasters is a team effort. Environments for Aging (EFA) have partnered with KaTO and SCAD to deliver a student competition in architecture and interior design disciplines, that take into account the challenges of rebuilding dwellings that both create and rebuild communities affected... Read More
  • Educational Session

Sunday, April 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: 102 & 103
  • Session Number: E01
Laurel Lake Retirement Community, a not-for-profit CCRC, took the initiative to reposition its town center into a new Center for Healthy Living. This five-year project is transforming Laurel Lake’s active lifestyle amenities, originally designed to serve a smaller community. These architects and the owner will share successes and challenges in... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
David Oster
Laurel Lake Retirement Community, Inc.
Co-Presenter
Jim Wallis AIA, IIDA, NCARB
Principal
Perspectus Architecture
Co-Presenter
Shekhar Bhushan AIA, NCARB
Principal
SB Architecture, PC, Inc.
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 100 & 101
  • Session Number: E02
Designing a facility that meets the specific needs of residents with dementia can be challenging, especially when factoring in the behavioral changes that can occur throughout their care. A design that makes key destinations easy to access, eliminates confusion, provides appropriate physical support, and space for family and friends is... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Geoffrey Roehll ASLA, CLARB
Senior Vice President
Hitchcock Design Group
Co-Presenter
RICHARD KIELEY
ARCHITECT
CC HODGSON ARCHITECTURAL G
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 200 & 201
  • Session Number: E03
Over the past decade, a growing body of evidence suggests that contamination of environmental surfaces plays an important role in the transmission of key healthcare-associated pathogens. Environmental contamination contributes to healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) through a variety of pathways, from patients, visitors, and healthcare workers. Implementation of best practices regarding surface... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
Shari L. Solomon Esq.
CleanHealth Environmental LLC
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 203 & 204
  • Session Number: E04
Well-conceived small housing units take into consideration many details to help make “not-so-big” living spaces comfortable, homelike, and senior user-friendly. Opening living spaces to create a larger sense of scale paves the way for residential finishes, such as lighting and detailing that create a genuine sense of home. The emphasis... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
BRENT STEBBINS
ARCHITECT
RLPS ARCHITECTS
Co-Presenter
Eric McRoberts AIA
Partner
RLPS Architects
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 104
  • Session Number: E05
In answer to the growing demand for comprehensive and meaningful wellness programs for seniors, a new building typology is emerging called Centers for Healthy Living, or CHLs. These whole-person wellness centers optimize the eight core dimensions of wellness: emotional, environmental, intellectual, physical, occupational, spiritual, social, and financial. This session will... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
Claire Dickey AIA, LEED AP
Associate
Perkins Eastman
  • Educational Session

Sunday, April 22, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: 102 & 103
  • Session Number: E06
The healthy growth of cities demands an intergenerational approach to an aging population. Embracing, integrating and empowering all age groups in society will build stronger and more resilient communities. City planning must look beyond simply accommodating the aging population and integrate the senior population by designing ageless spaces and places... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Aida Balay SENIOR RESIDENT
RESIDENT OF SELFHELP
Co-Presenter
MAR GRANADOS
Principal, Senior Designer
IBI GROUP
Co-Presenter
RICHARD MAZUCH RIBA
DIRECTOR OF DESIGN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
IBI GROUP
Co-Presenter
SAMANTHA PEARCE
SELFHELP COMMUNITY SERVICES
Track(s)
  • Educational Session

Sunday, April 22, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: 200 & 201
  • Session Number: E08
The values and practices of person-centered care are ideally suited to creating supportive settings where individuals living with dementia can enjoy meaningful relationships and have their preferences honored.  While care practices such as consistent assignments, offering residents choices, and shift change huddles are important, so is the built environment—including aspects... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Maggie Calkins PhD, EDAC
Board Chair
IDEAS Institute
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 203 & 204
  • Session Number: E09
Learn how to curate the aging spirit through interior design that maps behavior to complement lifestyle. Understand how to celebrate and enhance life by creating space and environments that enable those with memory loss to live life to the fullest. This session will address significant questions and provide insightful solutions for creating interiors for older... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Margot Schulman
CEO
Schulman Design Inc.
Co-Presenter
Miriam Kearnes
Associate Interior Designer
Schulman Design Inc.
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 104
  • Session Number: E10
Since the launch of the EDAC (Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification) program, nearly 2,500 individuals have obtained the certification. Many of these individuals and their organizations have applied an evidence-based design (EBD) process in projects throughout the world aimed to measurably improve healthcare outcomes, safety, quality, organizational performance, and experience.... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Donna Deckard BSN, MPA, EDAC
Director of Strategic Projects
The Center for Health Design
Co-Presenter
Randy Carter
Vice President for Partnership Development
The Center for Health Design
  • Educational Session

Sunday, April 22, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: 102 & 103
  • Session Number: E11
In recent years, two approaches to housing and service delivery have come to dominate the market, and have also manifested themselves in correspondingly distinct building typologies. Many providers embracing culture change have tended to prefer small house or household models, while other equally committed sponsors have gravitated toward more hospitality-inspired... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
ANNA ORTIGARA
PHI
Co-Presenter
Erin Miller MA
Vice President of Sales
Vi
Co-Presenter
Rob Pfauth AIA, NCARB
Director of Senior Living Planning
ERDMAN
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 100 & 101
  • Session Number: E12
"Blame the disease not the person." This response is often heard when dealing with disruptive behaviors linked to alzheimer's. This session will address common disruptive behaviors and how design can be a tool to shift our way of thinking from unmet needs that require attention to a supportive and friendly... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Barbara Huelat FASID, AAHID, EDAC
Principal
Huelat Davis
Co-Presenter
Michael Pietrzak MD
Strategic Initiatives / Technology Futures
HKS
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 200 & 201
  • Session Number: E13
The Facility Guidelines Institute has championed the creation of the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities, which provides a resource for the development of person-centered long-term care environments. The Guidelines support innovative change in long-term care settings; foster positive outcomes for residents, families, and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
James R. ("Skip") Gregory NCARB; Education University of Texas B.A.; Rice U,
President
Health Facility Consulting, LLC also Rice University
Co-Presenter
Jane Rohde AIA, FIIDA, ACHA, CHID
Principal
JSR Associates, Inc.
Co-Presenter
STEVE LINDSEY
CEO
GARDEN SPOT VILLAGE
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 203 & 204
  • Session Number: E14
A dynamic healthcare landscape coupled with heightened consumer expectations have begun to impact our field, but the end results won’t truly be known for years to come. How do you design environments, programs, and services today that will resonate for tomorrow’s realities? The key is to innovate as an ongoing... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
CC Andrews MAgS, EDAC
President
Quantum Age Collaborative
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 104
  • Session Number: E15
As senior living continues to become a multigenerational experience, designers must draw inspiration from other disciplines—especially hospitality and multifamily design. This session will revisit current design directions in these fields and identify how they have been incorporated into senior environments. Presenters will explore upcoming industry trends and discuss the ongoing... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Dean Maddalena AIA, NCARB, IIDA, ASID
President
studiosix5
Co-Presenter
Karla M. Jackson
Design Director
Design Director
  • Educational Session

Sunday, April 22, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Room: 102 & 103
  • Session Number: E16
This team surveyed a broad spectrum of the silent generation and baby boomers across the U.S. to discern the future and learn what they expect of our communities, and what changes in senior living need to be made in order to excite and interest them. Hear the research results and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Melissa Pritchard AIA, LEED AP
Senior Vice President
SFCS Architects
Co-Presenter
Tim Mueller AIA, LEED AP
President
SFCS Architects
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 100 & 101
  • Session Number: E17
Evidence-based memory care strategies in environmental design may not always be obvious or may appear different from expectations. This session will look at a number of intentional strategies, contrasting them with conventional approaches, and offer an explanation of the potential benefits. Current trends from hospitality design that are impacting senior... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Steven Montgomery AIA, LEED AP
Accessibility Specialist
LCM Architects
Co-Presenter
Susan Pettis NHA, CALD, CDCP, Certified Best Friends Approach
Administrator (retired 12/2016)
Huron Woods Memory Care Community - Trinity Senior Living Communities
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 200 & 201
  • Session Number: E18
In 2011, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released a design guide for Community Living Centers (CLCs). This guide represented a drastic change from previous institutional models for short- and long-term care to a residential model. In early 2016, the VA embarked on a process to reimagine its CLCs and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Alexis Denton AIA
Principal
SmithGroupJJR
Co-Presenter
Gary Fischer AIA
Senior Healthcare Architect
Department of Veterans Affairs / Office of Construction and Facilities Management
Co-Presenter
Shary Adams AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C
Principal
SmithGroup
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 203 & 204
  • Session Number: E19
WesleyLife and Pope Architects have worked together to create two innovative senior living communities in central Iowa. The Cottages in Pella, which opened in 2014, promotes resident independence, interaction, and wellness in both its small house design and operational model. This presentation will provide valuable post-occupancy data and important lessons... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Calvin Shelangoski
Director of Finance
WesleyLife
Co-Presenter
Jill Schroeder CID, CIDQ
Senior Interior Designer
Pope Architects
Co-Presenter
Nancy Hamilton
Executive Director
Hearthstone, a Ministry of WesleyLife
Co-Presenter
Robert Kretzinger
President and CEO
WesleyLife, Inc.
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 104
  • Session Number: E20
This session will provide a forum for the Environments for Aging magazine Design Showcase award winners to speak about their projects and the challenges they encountered during the design and construction process. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about the winning entries, learn about the competition submission process,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
Robert Simonetti
Design Director
SWBR Architects
  • Educational Session

Monday, April 23, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: 102 & 103
  • Session Number: E21
Villages have always evoked a sense of community, home to all generations, each responsible for provisions that foster the future of the residents. Mixed-use developments propagate the same effect, creating sustainable environments full of vitality. Conversely, senior housing developments have long been isolated sites that sought to provide everything its... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Madhavi Sonar
Talley Associates
Co-Presenter
Siobhan Farvardin Winfrey AIA, LEED AP
Associate Principal
D2 Architecture
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 100 & 101
  • Session Number: E22
The Views Senior Living of Marion was the first WELL-registered assisted living project in the nation and is designed to the WELL Gold level. Similar to LEED, WELL is a certification awarded by the USGBC. However, the focus of WELL is on creating and maintaining the optimal environment for the... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Barbara Huelat FASID, AAHID, EDAC
Principal
Huelat Davis
Co-Presenter
Gaius G. Nelson NCARB
President
Nelson-Tremain Partnership
Co-Presenter
Michael Pietrzak MD
Strategic Initiatives / Technology Futures
HKS
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 200 & 201
  • Session Number: E23
Members of the National Institute of Building Sciences’ Low Vision Design Committee, which exercises a multidisciplinary approach to empower those with low vision in their quest to lead independent and fulfilled lives, will reprise their presentation from the 2017 Environments for Aging Expo & Conference. Participants will be engaged in... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Edward Soenke FCSI, AIA, CCS, NCARB
Architect/Owner
The Design Partnership, Architects
Co-Presenter
Erin Schambureck MFA, ASID
Interior Designer
CRW architecture + design group
Co-Presenter
Greg Guarnaccia LC, LEED AP, IES
Principal
DoublEdge Design LLC
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 203 & 204
  • Session Number: E24
Learn how to curate the aging spirit through interior design that maps behavior to complement lifestyle. Understand how to celebrate and enhance life by creating space and environments that enable those with memory loss to live life to the fullest. This session will address significant questions and provide insightful solutions for creating interiors for older... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Margot Schulman
CEO
Schulman Design Inc.
Co-Presenter
Miriam Kearnes
Associate Interior Designer
Schulman Design Inc.
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 104
  • Session Number: E25
These presenters will take you on a journey of radical transformation. The Elm building was the hardest product for an owner to sell, with occupancy dropping below 30 percent. The design team was challenged to create a sought-after destination and a product that a 20-something would live in. The solution... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Amy Carpenter AIA, LEED ap
Vice President
SFCS
Co-Presenter
CARIE SHINGLETON
SR. INTERIOR DESIGNER
SFCS
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: Meeting Room 202
  • Session Number: V01
Experience a window into the world of dementia through individualized, experiential learning. The Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT) is an original, ground-breaking, evidence- based, and scientifically proven method of building a greater understanding of dementia. The VDT uses patented sensory tools and instruction based on research conducted by P.K. Beville, PhD, a... Read More
  • Educational Session

Monday, April 23, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: 105
  • Session Number: D03-2
Despite the growing popularity of universal design, execution in practice is challenging. Developers and owners struggle to keep costs low and inevitably meet only minimum requirements for accessibility. While this approach may keep costs in check in the short term, lifecycle costs and the positive human health and wellness benefits... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Jane Rohde AIA, FIIDA, ACHA, CHID
Principal
JSR Associates, Inc.
Co-Presenter
Keith Gray MSc.
Director of Applied Research
J + J Flooring
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 102 & 103
  • Session Number: E26
The eldest members of the baby boomer generation have reached an age that may cause them to require skilled nursing care. While this creates a need for new facilities, there is also a significant need for improvements and renovations of existing facilities to stay competitive while also improving the lives... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
GAYLEN LAING
ARCHITECT
G H L A ARCH
Co-Presenter
JACOB SCOGGINS
G H L A ARCH
Co-Presenter
Rafi Wartan PE, LEED AP BC+D, CQM-C
Principal / Regional Director
TLC Engineering for Architecture
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 100 & 101
  • Session Number: E27
Social engagement is critical in environments for aging, and getting out of the house to visit, walk, play, and garden provides purpose and something to do. What if the environment for aging embraced nature and utilized the landscape as an integral part of the environment of care? This team approached... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Jen Edmonds EDAC
Market Intelligence Analyst
ERDMAN
Co-Presenter
Richard Slayton RLA, ASLA, EDAC, CLARB, SAGE
Director of Landscape Architecture
ERDMAN
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 200 & 201
  • Session Number: E28
Building codes may be boring, but if you’re not paying attention, they may come back to haunt you. The 2015 International Building Code (IBC) is on track to be recognized by most states and makes sweeping changes to Institutional Use Groups I-1 and I-2, particularly as they relate to assisted... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Don Havener PE
Fire Protection Engineer
Cosentini Associates, Inc.
Co-Presenter
James M. Warner FAIA
Founding Principal
JSA/ Architects Interiors Planners
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 203 & 204
  • Session Number: E29
Over the past 10 years, hybrid homes have become the next generation of independent living options for seniors. This session will provide a brief history of hybrid home design and discuss why they have become so popular. The speakers will explore the continuing evolution of hybrid homes including unit size... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Dustin Julius
Designer
RLPS ARCHITECTS
Co-Presenter
Eric McRoberts AIA
Partner
RLPS Architects
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 104
  • Session Number: E30
This session offers an in-depth case study review of the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center. The discussion will begin with a general understanding of hospice care. Then, presenters will explore the five centers of excellence that formed the basis of the design of the project: the Inpatient... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
KATHRYN BUSCH
PRDG ARCHITECTURE
Co-Presenter
Stacy Peters LEED Accredited Professional ID+C, NCIDQ
Director of Design
Faulkner Design Group
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: Meeting Room 202
  • Session Number: V02
Experience a window into the world of dementia through individualized, experiential learning. The Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT) is an original, ground-breaking, evidence- based, and scientifically proven method of building a greater understanding of dementia. The VDT uses patented sensory tools and instruction based on research conducted by P.K. Beville, PhD, a specialist in geriatrics and the founder... Read More
  • Educational Session

Monday, April 23, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: 102 & 103
  • Session Number: E31
Old Nursing Homes and Person-Centered Goals: Change that Makes the Most Impact Migette Kaup, PhD, EDAC, NCIDQ, IDEC, ASID, IIDA, Professor, Kansas State University Delivering person-centered care (PCC) in an outdated nursing home provides some unique challenges, and being able to prioritize the necessary changes under budgetary constraints is often... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
Migette Kaup PhD. IDEC, EDAC, NCIDQ, ASID, IIDA
Professor Interior Design & Gerontology
Kansas State University
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 100 & 101
  • Session Number: E32
Art and photography can contribute to a positive, engaging experience for residents and their families.  This discussion will amply the importance of local, meaningful and indigenous artwork that contributes to the quality of life for residents and their care-giving staff.  Using a case study from rural Nebraska, this dialogue will... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
CAROLYN JOHNSON
KURT JOHNSON PHOTOGRAPHY
Co-Presenter
KURT JOHNSON
KURT JOHNSON PHOTOGRAPHY
Co-Presenter
Mitchell Elliott
Senior Partner
RDG PLANNING & DESIGN
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 200 & 201
  • Session Number: E33
This presentation will identify common acoustical deficiencies and the effects they have on residents, show how to utilize design strategies to enhance interiors for residents with hearing impairment, and provide real-time feedback for design professionals to help them identify and neutralize noise pollutants. Presenters will share best practice strategies for... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
John Zeman LEED AP BD+C
Senior Associate
Veneklasen Associates
Co-Presenter
Keith Stanton ASID, NCIDQ
Director of Design Development
Thoma-Holec Design
Co-Presenter
LuAnn Thoma-Holec FASID, NCIDQ, CID
Principal
Thoma-Holec Design
Co-Presenter
Tabitha Evans Allied ASID
Senior Interior Designer
Thoma-Holec Design
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 203 & 204
  • Session Number: E34
The senior living landscape is evolving rapidly. Demographic shifts, consumer preference and new payment models will continue to require significant changes in how we deliver care and services. Current market conditions make it extraordinarily clear that the status quo will not be sustainable.  To effectively create communities that are viable... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
CC Andrews MAgS, EDAC
President
Quantum Age Collaborative
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 104
  • Session Number: E35
Inmates over the age of 50 are the fastest-growing population within the U.S. prison system. Though they only make up 16 percent of the prison population, their cost of care can be up to three times more than a younger inmate. This session will focus on the challenges facing the... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
DAVID REDEMSKE
HDR
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: Meeting Room 202
  • Session Number: V03
Experience a window into the world of dementia through individualized, experiential learning. The Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT) is an original, ground-breaking, evidence- based, and scientifically proven method of building a greater understanding of dementia. The VDT uses patented sensory tools and instruction based on research conducted by P.K. Beville, PhD, a specialist in geriatrics and the founder... Read More
  • Educational Session

Monday, April 23, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room: 102 & 103
  • Session Number: E36
The experiences, culture, food, and amenities that people enjoyed throughout their lives are what they look for when contemplating the move to a senior living environment. How can your senior living campus reflect the best of what your region or city has to offer? This case study of Masonic Homes... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Casey Adams
VP of Independent Living
Masonic Homes of Kentucky
Co-Presenter
JOHN CRONIN
AG ARCHITECTURE, INC.
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 100 & 101
  • Session Number: E37
Supporting the well-being of residents and their caregivers is paramount for quality of life and resiliency. Many owners operate aging facilities with high operating costs and maintenance demands. It can be a struggle to determine the best use of limited funds while remaining focused on resident wellness. This seminar will... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Rebecca Casey AIA, WELL AP
Senior Healthcare Architect
SMRT Architects and Engineers
Co-Presenter
WILLIAM HEIL
SMRT ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 200 & 201
  • Session Number: E38
Does the built environment make a difference in the quality of care provided or the provision of person-centered care? In the absence of a clear and concise answer, this question can result in a very expensive capital improvement gamble. In 2015-2016, the State of the Art of Person-Centered Care Benchmarking... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Addie Abushousheh PhD, EDAC, Assoc. AIA
Gerontologist, Researcher & Consultant
Organizational & Environmental Development
Co-Presenter
Emily Chmielewski EDAC
Senior Design Researcher and Associate
Perkins Eastman
Co-Presenter
Maggie Calkins PhD, EDAC
Board Chair
IDEAS Institute
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 203 & 204
  • Session Number: E39
Providers and designers that most successfully marry the vitality of urban environments with contemporary designs and socially connecting technologies will be in the strongest position to attract baby boomers and generations to come. Senior living must become more granular and physically connected to mainstream society. This presentation will focus on... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Adam Kaplan
Founder and CEO
Solera Senior Living
Co-Presenter
David Fik
President
Lantz-Boggio Architects
Co-Presenter
Johnathan Sims AIA, NCARB
Principal
Lantz-Boggio Architects
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 104
  • Session Number: E40
This presentation will highlight a case study on a three-phase repositioning project at Seabury, an active care retirement community. Covered in the case study will be the approaches that were taken to minimize cost, maximize revenue, maintain sustainability requirements, and upgrade existing designs and systems—all while maintaining day-to-day operations within... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
RENEE BERNASCONI
SENIOR VP, MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
SEABURY
Co-Presenter
Theodore Alexander
Seabury
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: Meeting Room 202
  • Session Number: V04
Experience a window into the world of dementia through individualized, experiential learning. The Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT) is an original, ground-breaking, evidence- based, and scientifically proven method of building a greater understanding of dementia. The VDT uses patented sensory tools and instruction based on research conducted by P.K. Beville, PhD, a specialist in geriatrics and the founder... Read More
  • Educational Session

Tuesday, April 24, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

  • Room: Chatham Ballroom BC
  • Session Number: A02
KaTO - Architecture to Empower Communities The presentation will tell the story of KaTO as an architecture studio, its mission to serve underprivileged communities, and the evolution of the studio’s work in becoming an internationally active organization. A number of projects will be discussed to provide participants with a framework of... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
Kyle Murphy
KATO
  • Educational Session

Tuesday, April 24, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: 102 & 103
  • Session Number: E41
How can your community add vibrant and diverse housing options that entice active seniors? The answer is the “casetta,” or small house. Capri Senior Communities wanted to introduce a new product offering for active seniors who are considering entering the senior care spectrum that offers an enriched sense of community.... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
AMY SCHOENEMANN
CAPRI SENIOR COMMUNITIES
Co-Presenter
ERIC HARRMANN
AG ARCHITECTURE, INC.
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 100 & 101
  • Session Number: E42
In this session, a designer and a dementia care specialist will take you through their partnered evolution regarding the creation of spaces to support the needs of the increasing population of residents living in the late stages of dementia with high levels of physical acuity. A review of the symptoms... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Juliet Holt Klinger BSW, MA
Senior Director of Dementia Care
Brookdale Senior Living
Co-Presenter
Laura Busalacchi
Sr. Director of Interior Services
Brookdale Senior Living
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 200 & 201
  • Session Number: E43
Assisted living (AL) is an important housing and long-term care option for older Americans. Previous efforts to assess AL supply and demand data have primarily been at the state level. However, few studies have examined within-state variations or correlations between AL market penetration and socioeconomic characteristics beyond population and age.... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Jianxin Hu Professor
Associate Professor of Architecture
North Carolina State University
Co-Presenter
Xi Wang
Ph.D. Candidate
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 203 & 204
  • Session Number: E44
Environments for Aging magazine’s annual Remodel/Renovation Competition, with support from SAGE, sheds light on many little-seen projects with noteworthy aspects to inspire renovation projects, big or small. This presentation will highlight winners as well as other submissions. Attendees will explore renovation ideas for a variety of settings and identify renovation... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
Andrew Alden M.Arch
Senior Planner : Senior Designer
Eppstein Uhen Architects
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 104
  • Session Number: E45
Nationwide, many tribal areas lack skilled care nursing facilities managed by and for their own communities. When older members require a higher level of care, they are often forced to move away to the nearest town with a supportive facility. This presentation will share new tools for working with tribes... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Randy Wagner
Principal, Architect
DSGW Architects
Co-Presenter
Ron Ross
CEO
Native American Health Management
Co-Presenter
Susan Pouier
Administrator
Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 105
  • Session Number: E46
The collaborative design process is a technique to manage a multidisciplinary team and harness the creativity of the various stakeholders to achieve an optimal result. This session will explore the connection between the creative mind, problem-solving, and the discipline of using organizational and communication tools, including technology such as building... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Keith Bradley Assoc. AIA, ASAI
Marketing Director, Architectural Visualization and Graphics
LWDA
Co-Presenter
Ruth Neeman AIA
Principal, Director of Senior Environments Design Studio
Levi + Wong Design Associates
  • Educational Session

Tuesday, April 24, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: 102 & 103
  • Session Number: E47
This session tells the story of the presenter’s three-year social experiment of having four generations of family living under one roof. Hear about real-world best practices for how to deal with space, privacy, safety, and technology that have universal applications to the senior living industry. The presenter will share the... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
Lisa Cini ASID, IIDA, PMP, CHID
President & CEO
Mosaic Design Studio
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 100 & 101
  • Session Number: E48
The clock is ticking on determining the best solutions for memory care. Every 66 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease. More than 5 million Americans are living with this disease, with the potential for that population to increase to 16 million by 2050. Preparing for memory care needs... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
DAVID MINNIGAN
PRINCIPAL
EARL SWENSSON ASSOCIATES, INC
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 200 & 201
  • Session Number: E49
"Form follows function" is a modernist architecture principle that advocates for the shape of a building to be based on its intended purpose. Too frequently, in the provision of long-term care, it seems as if there would be no function if it weren’t for dysfunction. This session critically appraises taken-for-granted... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Addie Abushousheh PhD, EDAC, Assoc. AIA
Gerontologist, Researcher & Consultant
Organizational & Environmental Development
Co-Presenter
Migette Kaup PhD. IDEC, EDAC, NCIDQ, ASID, IIDA
Professor Interior Design & Gerontology
Kansas State University
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 203 & 204
  • Session Number: E50
All owners, operators, and designers understand the importance of finely designed apartments. But the real magic of living in a senior community is socialization and the myriad moments of laughter, exercise, worship, conversation, debate, and even gossip that mark the difference between joyful longevity and wasting away. Where does this... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
DAVID DILLARD
PRESIDENT
D2 ARCHITECTER
Co-Presenter
Michael Ellentuck
Director of Project Development
The Legacy Senior Communities - Legacy Midtown Park
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 104
  • Session Number: E51
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s (MSK) 75th Street Patient Residence was purchased in 2001 as a part of its housing portfolio. The building was maintained exceptionally well and required minimal renovation in order to be utilized as a patient residence and fit the programmatic needs identified by the outpatient services team Its... Read More
Speaker(s)
Co-Presenter
Elizabeth Rodriguez
MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING C
Co-Presenter
John Gillham
E4ARCHITECTURE
Co-Presenter
Margot Lachaud-Richard M.P.A
Clinical Practice Supervisor
Memorial Sloan Ketteirng Cancer Center
Co-Presenter
Roger McClean
Senior Project Manager
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Track(s)
  • Educational Session
  • Room: 105
  • Session Number: E52
Purposeful Aging: the notion that seniors and elderly are still growing, learning, and experiencing. Whether in the last stage of their life, our future seniors will continue to take on new life experiences in as unlimited a capacity as they are able. This will be one of the key combatants of ageism... Read More
Speaker(s)
Speaker/Presenter
Maria Oliveira ASID, IIDA, KBIF
Color and Design Manager for NC and SC
PPG Industries
  • Educational Session

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