Thursday, March 26, 2009

Universal Design for Senior Living

Presented by Beverly Brandon, this Webinar teaches you to evaluate if your building's design and interior features assist your seniors in daily living activities. Aging in place design and accessibility features in a senior community are critical to allow seniors to be as independent as possible for as long as possible. This session will highlight these features giving you the tools to assess your own community. Once you identifying barriers you will learn how to eliminate them in an effective way that enriches the lives of your residents.

This session will also assist those communities who are considering accreditation by CARF/CCAC's which require communities to identify their barriers and establish a procedure to eliminate them. During this session attendees will be asked to evaluate spaces and identify if those spaces have barriers or not using the checklist provided. This same checklist of aging in place design features will assist attendees in assessing their own community.

Learning Objective:
  • Know which design features allow aging in place
  • Identify barriers in your community that limit residents' independence and dignity
  • Provide barrier checklist took to assist those communities considering CARF/CCAC

Beverly Brandon is a nationally recognized expert on designing for seniors. For thirty years she has designed senior living communities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Senior Communities, Assisted Living Residences, Senior Housing, and Health Care Centers. More recently, she has been involved with existing senior communities who are expanding their programs to include a wellness program, more independent living units to attract younger active seniors, and modifying their health care to embrace culture change. Brandon is a Certified Aging Services Professional (CASP), a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is a LEED candidate.

5/13/09 Sold Out

Design For Aging Webinar: Universal Design For Senior Living
Presented by Beverly Brandon, this webinar explains which design features allow aging in space and how you can identify barriers in your community that limit residents' independence and dignity.

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: AIA East Bay Chapter Office, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland.

Contact: 510/464-3600

Cost: $15 for AIA members, $30 non-members.

Registration is required by Monday, May 11.

This program is sold out.


For more information: 510.464-3600

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