Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Houses that Seniors Built -5

Halifax, Canada 2009. The Atlantic Seniors Housing Research Alliance held an affordable seniors housing ideas design competition. Burka Architects in Toronto was the winner. Attila Burka is principal of the firm. If you want to see one of the Burka … Continue reading

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The Houses that Seniors Built -4

Before we think we’ve arrived at that moment when we actually hear ourselves say “I’m a senior”, (and perhaps well before then) we may want to proactively play out in our minds, those multiple choice scenarios for housing needs in … Continue reading

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The Houses that Seniors Built -3

While you or I, and thousands like us are possibly in control of making housing and home care choices for our elders, we are also internalizing this. As our parents or older friends shift in their need for advanced care … Continue reading

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The Houses that Seniors Built -2

So what will we actually get in the housing and community living we ideally envision as we age? For those fortunate enough to have the money to help finance our longevity, our choices around how we house ourselves as we … Continue reading

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The Houses that Seniors Built -1

New Year 2013. Trend spotting lists are as ubiquitous as those “year that was” lists. One subject in my envision the promise of longevity volume that continues to make both lists is housing and community living. What innovative examples will … Continue reading

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