What if everything you were told about aging was wrong? At this event, keynote speaker Dr. Bill Thomas is challenging how Americans think of aging, the models we have for senior housing, and how connectedness can overcome the lonliness that often plagues the lives of the elderly.
The Principals and Staff of Bernardon cordially invite you to our West Chester Office Open House. The favor of a reply is requested by November 1 to RSVP@bernardon.com.
Public parking is available at 20 South High Street or 14 East Chestnut Street.
Intergenerational living or “co-living” brings together individuals of different generations into a single community. Could this revolutionary approach provide a solution to the challenges within today’s senior living market? Bernardon and Trammell Crow have collaborated to pioneer a progressive, intergenerational living concept that provides a dynamic, healthy environment for residents of all ages.
This session will discuss the impact of current multifamily residential trends and the changing lifestyles of many older adults, and explore ways to successfully adapt and integrate multifamily design elements into the senior living environment.
This session discusses The Role of Designers in Shifting the Discussion from Gentrification to Poverty. Why isn’t poverty more frequently considered when discussing gentrification? Poverty is often the pre-existing condition of gentrification, and poverty is often displaced as a result of gentrification. Is there a way for designers and planners to deliver projects without exacerbating poverty?