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Member Project
December 2016 Member Project
Playtime, LLC PLAYTIME LLC is a custom-themed play area manufacturer and design studio based in Englewood, CO.  The company is a global, turnkey provider of interactive indoor, outdoor and water play areas and the market leader in the soft play industry.  
Member Project
December 2016 Member Project
Playtime PLAYTIME LLC is a custom-themed play area manufacturer and design studio based in Englewood, CO.  The company is a global, turnkey provider of interactive indoor, outdoor and water play areas and the market leader in the soft play industry.  
Issue Brief
November 2016 Issue Brief
As part of the impact of aging toolbox, in this issue brief you will learn about the current state of aging and associated health conditions, the alignment between universal design and sustainable design strategies inspired by environments for aging, and universal design models that enable flexible and adaptable spaces to support aging needs and human needs.
Design Strategies
November 2016 Design Strategies
Aging often involves a multitude of changing needs and priorities. However, there are human needs and desires that remain constant throughout the life course. Design strategies for aging must not only address basic physiological and safety needs, but attend to higher-level human needs as well. The universal design approach is being adopted by many forward-thinking designers who aim to support equitable, flexible, and accessible environments for all users.  
Tool
November 2016 Tool
This tool is meant to support a universal design approach to environments for aging populations. 
Executive Summary
November 2016 Executive Summary
Learn about: the current state of aging and associated health conditions, the alignment between universal design and sustainable design strategies inspired by environments for aging, and universal design models that enable flexible and adaptable spaces to support aging needs and human needs.
Blog
September 2016 Blog
What’s your design inspiration? Lately, I’ve heard several healthcare designers say that they’re focused on the concept of “population health” and the opportunity it offers to create meaningful change. While designing for the health of a community is not a novel idea, taking a broader perspective to move healthcare design strategies beyond the hospital setting and into the community has been exploding in popularity over the last few years.Creating Supportive Environments 
Webinar
September 2016 Webinar
This webinar explores how to: understand emerging trends in responsive memory care design, discuss new and better building models that focus on the needs of people living with dementia, to learn about new and emerging technological advancements that improve memory care through multiple examples of the technologies that are changing the resident experience paradigm for people living with dementia in skilled nursing facilities and AL communities, and to learn issues and approaches to integrating helpful technology into building design, new or remodel.
Blog
August 2016 Blog
“So, what is population health, anyway?” is a question I hear often—and the answers that follow really run the gamut. There is already a wide range of interpretations of what population health really means, and how it plays out in the real world.
Blog
August 2016 Blog
You know the old saying “It takes a village to raise a child”? For Florida Hospital in Orlando, it also takes a village to promote a healthier way of living.