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Do You Know How Your Senior Living Community Stands Against the Competition? Try a Senior Living Competitive Audit

Posted on June 27, 2018 by Mark Warner

Senior living entryway

Cynthia Warner, our co-founder and lead designer, recently shared some insight with McKnight’s Senior Living about the best way to conduct a competitive audit of your senior living design. “We’re often speaking with our clients about the latest trends in the industry, and how they can stand out,” says Warner, “so it made sense to Keep Reading

Senior Living Interior Design – Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on June 20, 2018 by Cynthia Warner

senior living community outdoor living area

Whether you are looking to hire a senior living interior design firm or begin a career in this field, it’s important to understand the basic do’s and don’ts when it comes to designing for senior living communities. Continue reading to learn more about the key things you should and shouldn’t be doing in your senior Keep Reading

Why Your Senior Living Community’s Interior Design Isn’t Cutting It

Posted on April 6, 2018 by Cynthia Warner

interior design fabric swatches, flooring, paint colors

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you are either unsatisfied with your senior living community’s interior design, thinking that it might have room for some improvement, or wondering if it is up to par with others in the industry. At Warner Design Associates, we’re an interior design firm specializing in senior living Keep Reading

Senior Living Dining Room Design Tips: Assisted and Independent Living Communities

Posted on March 5, 2018 by Cynthia Warner

Privite dining room interior design at assisted and independent living community

The most successful assisted and independent living communities understand that relationships are built around the table. Meal time is an important event and a time of day that many seniors look forward to most, why a quality dining experience is imperative. But a good dining experience means more than just good food. It involves proper Keep Reading

Best Senior Living Interior Design Resources for 2018

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Cynthia Warner

lobby of senior living community

The senior living interior design industry has gone through some significant changes over the past several years. As experts in the field, it’s increasingly important that we stay on top of the trends to provide the best possible service to the communities and residents that we work with. There are many ways to seek out Keep Reading

What Does it Mean to Have “Community” in Senior Living?

Posted on December 28, 2017 by Mark Warner

We’re honored that our Co-Founder and Lead Designer, Cynthia Warner, was recently featured as a guest columnist on Environments for Aging (EFA). The article, “Building Community Within Your Senior Living Community”, discusses how senior living interior design can play a role in building and maintaining a sense of community for the residents, staff, and visitors. “Community Keep Reading

How to Select Proper Flooring in a Senior Living Community Center

Posted on October 26, 2017 by Cynthia Warner

Common area with attractively designed senior living flooring and seating

Did you know that in 2016 there were around one million Americans living in some type of senior living community and that number is expected to double by 2030? This rapid growth of individuals moving into senior living centers is also causing an increase in the number of facilities throughout the United States in order Keep Reading

5 Tips to Create Safer Senior Living Environments

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Cynthia Warner

When looking into a senior living or assisted living community, one of the most common concerns is safety. The residents and their families want to make certain that the community is not only comfortable but that it’s a safe living environment. At Warner Design Associates, we help ensure that the design of the community is built Keep Reading

Ways to Promote Mobility in Senior Living Interior Design

Posted on September 6, 2017 by Cynthia Warner

fitness center for increasing mobility amongst seniors using senior living interior design

Loss of mobility is a well-known part of the aging process and can be a common issue amongst older Americans. For many, mobility limitations can be extremely frustrating and can result in loss of physical strength and reduction in social participation. That’s why it’s important for senior living interior design professionals to develop ways to Keep Reading

Choosing the Right Furniture for Senior Living Facilities

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Cynthia Warner

community room at a memory care facility

When choosing furniture for senior living facilities, there must be careful consideration and attention to the fabric selection, design and functionality of the furniture, and whether the material is compliant with health regulations. Each of these aspects plays a significant role in the daily life of both the residents and the staff members whether it Keep Reading

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