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Senior Living First Impressions Go Beyond Design

As an Interior Designer who has specialized in senior living, I’ve stepped into several hundred communities. Some are gorgeous. Some leave much to be desired. But, no matter how beautiful a space looks, a welcoming environment extends beyond great design. The simple word “hello” sets the tone of care provided. First Impressions Matter Think about how you feel […]

Senior Living Restroom Refresh

It may seem like a silly thing to write about, but the state of a community’s public restrooms is extremely important. Often the main concern from a marketing standpoint is the ‘first impression’, how the building looks when a potential resident and their family walk in the door. But it is important to remember all […]

2017 Resolutions

It’s almost 2017! I have always loved this time of year. At the stroke of midnight on December 31st, we get a chance to hit the reset button and start some things over. All the bad habits can be put in the past, and we can set out with good intentions and resolutions to be better, do better […]

Easy Fall Decor

Happy Autumn! Fall has come upon us FAST this year here in Wisconsin. We were still enjoying warm summer temperatures through September, so it seemed like somewhat of a surprise when leaves started changing. Fall has always been a favorite time of year for me with the mild weather, gorgeous colors, and smell of bonfires […]

Memory Care Activity Stations for Women

Welcome to Week 1 of our Memory Care Activity Stations series! Each week we will showcase a couple of example stations we have pulled together based on potential community demographics. Our goal is to help make the process of creating these activity stations easier for communities, staff, and designers. This week we are highlighting stations mainly […]