Design

Memory care facility for people with Down syndrome opening in 2017

A first-of-its-kind memory care facility is designed specifically for people with developmental disabilities. At least one of every two people with Down syndrome will develop some type of dementia as they age. 

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Blue skies for senior living

Views of nature are healthy, and one company has found a way to brings the sunrises and sunsets indoors.

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Pat Summitt clinic designed for dementia

The new Alzheimer’s clinic, named for the Lady Vols Head Coach, sports dementia-friendly design.

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Helping low-income seniors with disabilities age in place

New research suggests the key to helping dual-eligible seniors stay at home—and stay healthy—begins by speaking with, not to, seniors.

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Building for medical care and amenities

In the eternal battle to win over move-ins, senior housing relies on design to support both quality medical care and hospitality amenities.

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Doctors setting up shop at CCRC

Novant Health family medicine clinic broke ground at a planned retirement community in Bolivia, N.C. Pine Forest Planation will have a 50-acre health and wellness community to appeal to potential residents who value close access to medical care. 

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A $47M CCRC modern overhaul

A Kansas retirement complex is building, renovating and upgrading its campus to meet changing consumer needs and stay competitive in the marketplace. That means adding more independent living, a new memory center, common area space and a rehab center. 

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Welltower’s new high-rise promises high life in Manhattan

Welltower’s “Manhattan Project” is banking on the concept of high-service, high-rise senior living right in the middle of Midtown and the Upper East Side.

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Luxury senior community groundbreaking in Kansas City, Mo.

The Tiffany Springs Senior Community is scheduled to have 300 residential units across the continuum of care as well as high-end facilities and amenities. It is expected to open in summer 2017. 

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Mass. VA builds park for veterans with Alzheimer’s

A new park next to a Boston-area Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a serene and secure space for veterans with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia to roam. 

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