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Blog posts tagged in Senior Living

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What Does Aging-in-Community Mean?

Arkos Design leads the creation of spaces that inspire and embrace aging residents, their families, and their community. Through design empathy, connection, and functionality, our goal is to work with facility users to create a place where all can thrive. As America ages, how are Senior Living environments evolving? Follow this link to a recent article on Aging-in-Community.

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I am fortunate to have found a profession that connects people and nature.  Landscape+Architecture…simple, right?  But that doesn't mean that I actually get to spend a lot of time directly connecting with nature in my daily work.  Instead, as with most working professionals, I spend the majority of my day in an office, either at my desk, in a conference room or in front of a computer.   Seniors spend more time indoors because access to outdoors becomes more challenging as they age.  Children have electronic entertainment keeping them indoors, and many haven’t really learned how to play and enjoy the outdoors.  People who grow up in highly urban areas may be afraid of nature. Yet, we inherently know that nature is good for us, we feel it in our bones.  It’s been proven with extensive research. We are a part of nature and it’s good for us to interact with it in whatever ways we can, even if it’s a view out a window (more on that later!).

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Interesting article on how an aging parent's relationship with their caregiving child can affect their health....   

http://purdue.imodules.com/s/1461/alumnus/index.aspx?sid=1461&gid=1001&pgid=1624

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