Research is happening at multiple scales and in different arenas on the topic of designing for the aging population, from promoting individual health and well-being to understanding what constitutes a supportive community for seniors. This panel will explore how academic and independent research produces knowledge that can be utilized by designers to create age-friendly environments.
Organized by: AIANY Social Science and Architecture Committee and AIANY Design for Aging Committee
Bill Armbruster, Associate State Director, AARP
Jeff Rosenfeld, Environmental Gerontologist, Parsons School of Design
Mildred Warner, Professor of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University
Moderator: Lorraine G. Hiatt, Environmental Gerontologist