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 culturalchanges related to these phenomena, grows so do the implicationsfor interior design. Focus on recent innovations in careenvironments for the aging with a resource dedicated to this topic.This comprehensive book features: Coverage of the emerging building types of adult day care andhospice and the increased use of gardens and outdoor space inenvironments for the aging. Material on sustainable design and environmentally friendlybuilding products. Design solutions that extend beyond assisted-living facilitiesand nursing homes as they can be easily adapted for residentialuse. Photographs, line drawings, and a 16-page color insert thatbring the material to life.

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Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, c2006
ISBN: 9780471681182 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0471681180 (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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