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Environments for Aging – Call for submissions

Published by Rachael Factor, May 29, 2013.

The Environments for Aging conference is an annual event that brings together developers, owners, design professionals, product manufacturers, academia, aging specialists, and government officials to explore new ideas for creating places that support people as they age. This comprehensive conference provides attendees with access to state-of-the-art information from thought leaders and innovators within the field of aging.

The conference is now accepting presentation proposals in the following areas:

  • Considerations for effective aging environments
  • Innovative household/housing models
  • Innovations in design and planning
  • Aging-in-place/universal design
  • Solutions that enhance the human experience
  • Future-focused models
  • Trends towards independence and wellness
  • International perspectives
  • Public/ private partnerships
  • The impact of technology and product innovations
  • Innovative projects and community programs
  • Evidence-based design research studies/reports
  • Green design and sustainability
  • Remodeling and repositioning of existing facilities
  • The continuum of care
  • Dementia and other cognitive challenges

The deadline for submissions is July 19.

To submit a presentation proposal, please click here.

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