Getting Better with Age: Design for Senior and Assisted Living Facilities

As the Baby Boomer generation ages, it is expected that there will be a surge in demand for senior living facilities. Alice Liao reports on improvements in the approach to design of the varying types of these facilities, including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, and life plan communities, for Architect magazine. Alexis Denton, a senior living design specialist at SmithGroup, provides her insights into the planning and design of senior housing.

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