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EFA Expo Keynote: Time to talk about memory care

Posted May 08, 2018 in News


Memory care was the most popular topic among session proposals for the 2018 Environments for Aging Expo & Conference—so much so, that event organizers decided to dedicate this year’s closing keynote to a panel discussion focused just on that topic.

Editor-in-chief Jennifer Kovacs Silvis led the discussion with a panel of industry experts, including Richard Kieley, partner and senior manager at c.c. hodgson architectural group.

The hour-long discussion started with an overview of how the industry has evolved over the last decade, moving from a medical-based model to one that recognizes the importance of programming and built environments that support engagement and socialization, and concluded with a call for more flexible design solutions that have a positive impact for all residents. “What’s good for memory care is good for everyone,” Kieley said.

Click on the link above to read the full article in Environments for Aging Magazine.

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