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Lorraine G. Hiatt, PhD


Environmental Gerontologist
Lorraine Hiatt is an environmental gerontologist who has spent the last 45 years exploring ways that innovations in design can increase the capability of aging individuals to lead richer lives. She has completed over 800 projects throughout the U.S., ranging from community/mission-driven and private projects to government/veteran-focused projects. She has also published on issues of design and planning, and regularly speaks about vitality, memory enhancement, mobility, design, and culture change. Throughout her career, she has sought to evoke greater capability in aging, richer choices in lifestyles, and more inventive but seamless improvements in design.