Designing for Senior Living with the Wellness Revolution in Mind
Posted on November 9, 2018 by Cynthia Warner
Are you aware of the wellness revolution in senior living? If so, you know that it is here to stay, and is growing every day. There is a heavy focus on building technology capabilities into community infrastructures, as well as focusing on the main components of wellness: the emotional, mental, physical, social and spiritual. Creating an environment where residents to feel at home in their community is the foundation that allows them to focus on their wellness in every aspect. When residents can relax in their communities and stay up to date on technology trends, it impacts their overall mental and social wellness.
Technology that keeps wellness in mind will allow for a completely customized experience that caters to the specific needs of a resident, deepening on age, mobility, and needs. Once the technological backbone is incorporated throughout the community, staff and residents will be able to access technology anywhere, and the wellness technology possibilities are endless. New technologies are delivering health, safety, and entertainment to seniors, with endlessly creative applications.
Here’s how you can use technology and wellness to your senior living design.
The demand for wellness in senior design is not going to change anytime soon. With the impending wave of baby boomers, it will only increase these demands. It’s important to stay up to date on the technology and wellness trends for the benefits of businesses and the future of their residents.
We hope this helps you understand the first steps when designing for senior living with wellness in mind. If you have any questions on interior design for senior living, don’t hesitate to reach out!