Monthly Archives: November 2013

Architects for Urban Aging – 1

Third Age. Basically described as “a period in life of active retirement, following middle age”, this term has occupied Boomer vocabulary for some time, as another way of re-framing our mind set around retirement and old age. Then there’s the whole Tolkien Third Age, Middle-earth time frame to consider. But let’s not get carried away.

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Stanford Longevity Design Challenge – 2

Promoting opportunity. Picking up from the Oct.29 blog post on the current Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge, the first phase of providing frameworks for the generation of design ideas started by getting community feedback on suggestions for areas for opportunity. Translation meaning, what are the real problems or challenges for people dealing with cognitive

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