the next generation of senior living communities


Presentation Description

Art Carr shares his views of the evolution of senior living communities where form follows function in the next generation of development.


Presentation Transcript

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The Next Generation of Senior Living Communities

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Traditional SLC Insulate Residents from the Outside World

Today’s Industry Standards : 

Today’s Industry Standards Monthly rentals – no buy-ins, leases, long commitments 1 - 3 Chef Prepared Meals daily 1 – 2 main entrees per meal Meals scheduled at set times each day Served restaurant style in multiple courses Wait staff in tux shirts & black slacks Weekly housekeeping and linen service Paid Utilities, except phone & cable Emergency Call System from fixed locations in apt. Studio, 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments with Kitchenettes (often with only a microwave for cooking) Limited Parking Hi-light of the DAY!

Today’s Industry Standards : 

Today’s Industry Standards Transportation Big Screen TV Library Billiards Room Exercise programs – more of a social activity Meditation room with Religious Services 3 Bs Activity Programs Private Dining Room Beauty / Barber Shop on site Free Laundromat for Personal Laundry

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Resident Needs Senior Living Community Shelter Food Security Transportation Design & Manage "3 Hots & a Cot"


EVOLUTIONARY DESIGN Form follows Function Specific Purpose Built Invest in Functionality vs SPLASH


DESIGN New Features Additional Common / multi-purpose space to accommodate Greater number of participants Multiple simultaneous activities Multiple Dining Rooms Country Club approach Different pricing options & apartment designs for meal plans Improved Kitchens / storage options Additional Parking


DESIGN Standard Features Grab Bars in Bathrooms Raised toilets Large walk-in showers LED night lights Low hung clothes rods in walk-in closets Low dense, pile carpeting Individual HVAC units with thermostat controls Low level sink options Under-counter kitchen lights Lower height doorsills with beveled edges Automatic entry/exit doors Fire/smoke alarms; e-call system Entrance niches w shelf Specific to Senior's Needs


TECHNOLOGY Standard Features Internet thruout building Phone, internet, TV incl. Flat screen w intranet broadcasts daily Smart card locks w access tracking Personal Monitoring systems Social networking Optional Features Smart Apartments Automated wake-up calls Electronic Medical History Telemedicine electronic monitoring devices Medication Reminders Passive Monitoring Systems Enabling Technologies for better Quality of Life

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Building BRIDGES to the Community

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Housing Sr. Ctr. Worship M.D. Rx Dental Vision Ambulance Library Grocery Govt Restaurant Security Clothes Gifts Hdware Car Sales Gas/service 5 & 10 Ins Bank Repairs Transportation Bty Shop Entertainment Mortuary Communication Sports Pets Travel Med supplies Legal Home Mod. Clubs Moving van Lawn Home Care Hskpng Laun


DESTINATION LOCATION Village Concept Middle Upper Middle Lower Upper School Teacher Professional Industry Executive Singles / Couples


DESTINATION LOCATION Multiple Options to meet Multiple Needs Affordable to Affluent and DESIRES


Purchase Options (Active Adults) ENERGY STAR GREEN HOMEs Senior Condos Cottages Rental Options 3 bdrm Penthouse w full kit/laun, caregiver qtrs. 1 & 2 bdrm units w full kit & laun; sup view & furnishings 1 bdrm units w kitchenette & stacked washer/dryer Studio w sink/refrig; shared laun; std furnishings, Promote Independence by Offering Choices! DESIGN

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Resident Fulfillment : 

Resident Fulfillment Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Needs Met by Traditional SLCs


STEP UP To a Peak Living Experience with PEERS Feel Good about Yourself!

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Family Survey Plan of LIVING

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H.A.S.P. ACTIVE A Great Time to LIVE FUN

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Wellness Pyramid Focused on CAPABILITIES Instead of DISABILITIES

Plan of LIVING : 

Plan of LIVING Establish Measurable OUTCOMES e.g. Increased strength to reduce falls Achieve Higher Level Needs – per Maslow Learn a New SKILL! EGO

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Mental Stimulation Exercise Strength Stretching & Aerobic

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Improve Quality of Life Preserve Dignity & Respect Promote Independence Plan of LIVING

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