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Designing for an Aging Population: First, Walk in Their Shoes

ProgramDesigning for an Aging Population: First, Walk in Their Shoes
December 6, 2018 at 11:15 a.m.

Conference: LeadingAge Minnesota’s Quality Conference 2018 in St. Paul

Presenters:  Terri Zborowsky, PhD, EDAC, Design Researcher; Alanna Carter, LEED AP, Principal; and Nicolas Ramirez, HGA Digital Practice

 

Program Overview:

  • Discuss evidence-based design and explore how research findings can help inform physical environment
    design decisions for an aging population.
  • Describe how to select and modify different research methods and tools to provide findings that help
    inform design decisions for an aging population.
  • Explore the use of virtual reality and an aging body suit to experience vision loss and limited mobility so
    you can understand what aging persons need from an environment.
  • Experience a new or renovated environment via a virtual tour.

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