Design Innovations for Aging and Alzheimer's

Design Innovations for Aging and Alzheimer's

Creating Caring Environments

Book - 2006
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As our understanding of aging and Alzheimer's, and the cultural changes related to these phenomena, grows so do the implications for interior design. Focus on recent innovations in care environments for the aging with a resource dedicated to this topic. This comprehensive book features:

  • Coverage of the emerging building types of adult day care and hospice and the increased use of gardens and outdoor space in environments for the aging.
  • Material on sustainable design and environmentally friendly building products.
  • Design solutions that extend beyond assisted-living facilities and nursing homes as they can be easily adapted for residential use.
  • Photographs, line drawings, and a 16-page color insert that bring the material to life.

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Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, c2006
ISBN: 0471681180 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780471681182 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Branch Call Number: 725.56 BRA
Characteristics: xxi, 350 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm

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