Senior Living Design to Support Wellness

ID Collaborative blog post

Now more than ever communities are looking to promote resident health and wellness, with design playing a key role in achieving this. Organized activities which promote socialization as well as exercise have always been an important piece of senior living communities, but recently have been kicked up a notch by the additions of auditoriums, pools, fitness centers and bistros. Providing these amenities in main thoroughfares maximizes visibility of the spaces and increases the chance of resident interaction. This, along with some other important strategies highlighted in the graphic below can help support the implementation of wellness through design.