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Dec07

What Does Your Waiting Room Say About You?

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What Does Your Waiting Room Say About You?

The waiting room can be a medical clinic’s biggest concern. According to a report by Carolyn Schierhorn on the American Osteopathic Association site, the first impression of your clinic will either be positive or negative. The patient's visit is then tinted in a certain light, influencing their...

Aug22

Top 5 Tips for Establishing an Office Culture of Health and Wellness

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Top 5 Tips for Establishing an Office Culture of Health and Wellness

Over the past decade, businesses large and small have implemented employee wellness programs in the hopes of not only creating happier, healthier, and more productive staff, but also with the aim of retaining top talent and reducing health care costs. The good news is that the benefits of an...

Jul14

“Boomer’s” Design Trends, and Why Nobody Puts These Babies in the Corner

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senior living design trends

According to a 2016 Population Reference Bureau study, the number of Americans over age 65 is projected to more than double from 46 million today to over 98 million by 2060, and will make up almost...

Sep08

Designing Private Quarters for Assisted and Senior Living

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Designing Private Quarters for Assisted and Senior Living

It’s time to rethink the typical approach to residential senior care facility design in order to keep up with the changing needs of modern seniors. With this new generation moving to senior living and assisted living facilities, we find more active, tech savvy seniors who want their residential...

Aug23

Activity Spaces Designed for Senior Care

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Activity Spaces Designed for Senior Care

With the baby boomer generation either moving into senior living facilities or starting to plan for it in the near future, it’s time for senior care professionals to think about what this generation wants from their senior communities. This group of seniors is interested in a wide variety of...

Jul12

Spacial Design for Senior Living Facilities

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Spacial Design for Senior Living Facilities

Not every senior living facility has the same spacial planning needs. However, there are common concerns in the mission to be safe and flexible while meeting changing demands. Here are some general advice and ideas from hospitality design that can also help.

Diverse needs of...

Jun27

How Does Universal Design Integrate with Senior Living Facilities?

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How Does Universal Design Integrate with Senior Living Facilities?

Developed to meet the needs of senior citizens and those with disabilities, universal design prioritizes accessibility for the full spectrum of people. Let’s explore its core principles and upgrades from This Old House that could be used as basic approaches for senior living...

May25

Residential Furniture for Senior Living Facilities

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Residential Furniture for Senior Living Facilities

Choosing residential furniture for senior living facilities is about finding a perfect blend of functional and appealing. Let’s look at advice to achieve that end.

Special furniture considerations for senior living

The furniture that is chosen for a senior living center...

Apr22

Industry Spotlight: Senior Living

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Industry Spotlight: Senior Living

The senior population in the United States is projected to grow incredibly over the next few decades. Designers are uniquely prepared to meet the dynamic needs of older residents. Let’s look at a few current design trends.

Meeting the needs of a growing senior population

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Dec16

Tips for a Healthier Workplace

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Tips for a Healthier Workplace

If you want your business to grow and profit, employee health is a major factor to address. One key element of wellness is design.

Reports on health benefits & impact

Workplace health is critically important to the success of businesses, as indicated by employee responses when...

Nov17

Improving Healthcare Waiting Room Design

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Improving Healthcare Waiting Room Design

Building a better waiting room

The waiting room is an important part of the patient experience that is often given very little attention. The fact is that it’s wise to be careful with the design of a waiting room to enhance comfort, as indicated by a 2013 survey featured in Becker’s...

Jul09

The Emotional Impact of Healthcare Environments

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The Emotional Impact of Healthcare Environments

Connection of mood to place in healthcare

The scientific evidence is ample that a patient’s surroundings will play a major role in how quickly and effectively they heal. In fact, there are over 600 published studies that demonstrate the influence of design on healthcare...

Jun09

New Design Trends for Healthcare Clinics

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New Design Trends for Healthcare Clinics

Medical clinic design trends are based on research into efficiency, safety, and effectiveness. They also describe the morphing relationship between patients and providers. The necessity of federal compliance, budgetary...

Mar02

Creating a More Connected Healthcare Environment

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Healthcare Environment

Relationship has emerged as a critical factor in healthcare settings. According to Casey Frankiewicz and Douglas J. Ogurek of Healthcare Design Magazine, evidence-based design (EBD) research has revealed that everyone involved – patient, family, and healthcare staff – experience positive...

Jan22

10 Trends Designing the Future of Healthcare

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10 Trends Designing the Future of Healthcare

As a space planning and interior design company specializing in healthcare design, we share a common concern with many of our clients: the continuing development of the healthcare market. As in any field, a strong sense of emerging trends helps those of us in healthcare and related fields...

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