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What You Missed at the EFA Conference – Recap from Warner Design Associates

Posted on April 18, 2019 by Cynthia Warner

Looking through fabric and carpeting at EFA conference

Image Credit: Environments for Aging  Didn’t get a chance to attend the Environments for Aging (EFA) Expo & Conference? The conference, which took place earlier this month in Salt Lake City, Utah, is one of the leading events to learn more about the latest research, trends, and strategies to meet the needs of our aging Keep Reading

Senior Living Project Feature: Sienna at Otay Ranch

Posted on April 12, 2019 by Cynthia Warner

Interior Design of Lobby of Sienna at Otay Ranch Senior Living Community

  We’re speaking with WDA senior living interior designer Karyn Jacobs about a successful project recently completed near San Diego, California. In a few questions, she walks us through the project and the senior living interior design strategy behind it. Check out our interview and photos below! Give us a high-level overview of the project. Keep Reading

What’s Happening at Warner Design Associates – Spring 2019

Posted on April 2, 2019 by Cynthia Warner

The Latest at Warner Design Associates

  We’re always on the move here at Warner Design Associates! Whether we’re traveling for interior design conferences, meeting with clients, visiting vendors, or celebrating what’s happening in our employees’ lives, there’s always a fun story to tell and a glass of wine (or beer) to be had.   Here’s what’s happening at Warner Design Keep Reading

Cynthia’s Favorite Finds: What’s New in Senior Living Interior Design

Posted on March 19, 2019 by Mark Warner

Cynthia Warner, Co-Founder and Lead Designer at Warner Design Associates

Here at Warner Design Associates, we love discovering the latest and greatest in senior living interior design. Whether it’s new color palettes, innovative flooring options, the latest technology, or novel patterns, we’re on it. Once we find something that passes the test, we’re frequently sharing the information with clients and finding imaginative yet thoughtful ways Keep Reading

What’s the Buzz from NIC? WDA Recaps the Conference

Posted on February 28, 2019 by Mark Warner

Image of Paul Ryan speaking at National Investment Center (NIC) conference

Did you catch WDA at the National Investment Center (NIC) Conference? Rachel, Annie, and Mark were at the event in San Diego, February 20-22, to take note of investment and construction trends and meet with more than 1,500 other attendees, including investors, senior housing and care operators, and healthcare providers. This year’s theme, “Investing in Keep Reading

How Interior Design Can Help With Socialization in Senior Living

Posted on February 25, 2019 by Cynthia Warner

Coffee shop at Stonebridge Senior Living

Moving can be a big change for anyone. For seniors, moving from one’s own home to a senior living community can be especially challenging and full of emotions. But creating meaningful, everyday experiences (such as saying hello to neighbors, or keeping in touch with family and friends) and staying active around the home play a Keep Reading

Four Interior Design Tips to Ensure Seniors Age in a Familiar and Vibrant Place

Posted on February 11, 2019 by Cynthia Warner

Poker Table Common Room at Senior Living Community

Take a moment to think about the places you’d like to live in the future. Would you like them to feel familiar and comfortable, or foreign and unusual? Vibrant and full of life, or dull and lifeless? Most likely, you chose the first options. When it comes to senior living design, creating a familiar and Keep Reading

The Four Benefits of Evidence-Based Design in Senior Living

Posted on January 24, 2019 by Cynthia Warner

senior couple walking through a garden

Evidence-based design is the process of basing decisions about interior design on credible research to achieve the best possible outcome. The design technique is crucial in designing for senior living because the transition from independent living to dependent living is a critical turning point, with a high probability that it will accompany by a decline Keep Reading

Warner Design Associates’ 2018 Year In Review

Posted on January 5, 2019 by Cynthia Warner

Collage of photos from Warner Design Associates favorite 2018 memories

At the end of each year, we take a moment as a team to reflect on everything we’ve accomplished together. It’s a big statement, but it’s exciting to say that 2018 has been our “best year ever.” We’ve expanded our team, implemented new service technology, were featured in Environments for Aging, traveled across the country Keep Reading

Designing for Love, with all Types of Senior Living in Mind 

Posted on December 19, 2018 by Cynthia Warner

Happy senior couple in love

When it comes to love and romance, most of us typically think of young couples.  But what about relationships as we grow older? No matter our age, many of us have an innate desire for romantic relationships or companionship. And when it comes to senior living, seniors want to develop new relationships or remain just Keep Reading

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