A new wave of design in aged care responds to changing consumer preferences, writes Australia Ageing Agenda. Retirement living designers and developers have finally caught on to what they have known for 20 years – life in your senior years is all about lifestyle.
“Baby boomers have lived a life of relative luxury compared with generations before them and they won’t be willing to sacrifice this because they’re moving into a retirement village or aged care facility.”
Marchese Partners’ Brisbane Office Principal, Frank Ehrenberg believes It’s an exciting time to be designing seniors living and aged care because we get to break the mould.
“This has profound implications for the kinds of accommodation and lifestyle focus they want delivered to them. At the recently completed AVEO Clayfield, contemporary apartments stand alongside restored and adapted buildings offering lifestyle facilities including integrated cafes and dining precincts, games rooms and activity centres, manicured gardens and exercise spaces.”
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Frank Ehrenberg featured in Australian Ageing Agenda
November 23, 2016