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Innovations in Design for Aging and Alzheimer's Disease is a comprehensive resource focused on recent innovations in design solutions for care environments for the aging. * Includes photographs and line drawings, as well as a 16-page colour insert. * … weiterlesen
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Titel: Design Innovations for Aging and Alzheimer's: Creating Caring Environments
Autor/en: Elizabeth C. Brawley

ISBN: 0471681180
EAN: 9780471681182
Sprache: Englisch.
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC

Dezember 2005 - gebunden - 350 Seiten

Beschreibung

Innovations in Design for Aging and Alzheimer's Disease is a comprehensive resource focused on recent innovations in design solutions for care environments for the aging. * Includes photographs and line drawings, as well as a 16-page colour insert. * Provides material on sustainable design and building products that are environmentally friendly and appropriate for a care environment for the aging. Design solutions are not limited to assisted-living facilities and nursing homes but can also be easily adapted for residential use.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

SECTION I. AGING & ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE - IMPLICATIONS FOR DESIGN.
Chapter 1. Aging in the 21st Century: Aging and Age-Related Changes.
Chapter 2. Alzheimer's Disease.
Chapter 3. Environment as Treatment.
SECTION II. GOOD DESIGN FOR LIVING - AT ANY AGE.
Chapter 4. Aging Vision & Health.
Chapter 5. Lighting & Daylighting.
Chapter 6. Hearing Loss & Sound Solutions.
Chapter 7. Mobility, Exercise & Independence.
Chapter 8. Color, Finishes and Fabric.
Chapter 9. Floorcovering.
Chapter 10. Sustainability and Green Design.
SECTION III. CULTURE CHANGE: CREATING HOME AND COMMUNITY.
Chapter 11. What is Culture Change? Philosophy, Mission etc.
Chapter 12. Hearth and Home: Gathering Spaces.
Chapter 13. Private Spaces.
Chapter 14. Social Living Spaces: Organizing for Interest, Activity & Fun.
SECTION IV. MORE CARE MODELS FOR SENIORS.
Chapter 15. The Green House.
Chapter 16. Adult Day Care - Environments that work for Program Activities.
Chapter 17. The Planetree Model.
Chapter 18. Hospice - End of Life.
SECTION V. GARDENS AND OUTDOOR SPACES.
Chapter 19. Designing the Outside Environment for: Therapeutic Benefits & Outcomes, Maximum use and Pleasure.
SECTION VI. WHAT DOES SUCCESS LOOK LIKE?
Chapter 20. What Does Success Look Like and How Will You Know?
Resources.
References.
Index.

Portrait

ELIZABETH C. BRAWLEY, IIDA, AAHID, is President of Design Concepts Unlimited, a San Francisco-based firm that specializes in designing living environments for older people and settings for Alzheimer's special care. She is a past member of the national board of directors for the Alzheimer's Association and has gained international recognition as an expert and industry leader in the area of environmental design for aging. She is the author of Designing for Alzheimer's Disease: Strategies for Creating Better Care Environments (Wiley), which was awarded the Joel Polsky Prize by the American Society of Interior Designers in recognition of her outstanding contribution in the area of research in environment and Alzheimer's disease.

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