The Next Generation

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Art Carr shares his views of the evolution of senior living communities where form follows function in the next generation of development.

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The Next Generation

  1. 1. The Next Generation of Senior Living Communities Art Carr
  2. 2. Traditional SLC Insulate Residents from the Outside World
  3. 3. Today’s Industry Standards <ul><li>Monthly rentals – no buy-ins, leases, long commitments </li></ul><ul><li>1 - 3 Chef Prepared Meals daily </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 – 2 main entrees per meal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meals scheduled at set times each day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Served restaurant style in multiple courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wait staff in tux shirts & black slacks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weekly housekeeping and linen service </li></ul><ul><li>Paid Utilities, except phone & cable </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Call System from fixed locations in apt. </li></ul><ul><li>Studio, 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments with Kitchenettes (often with only a microwave for cooking) </li></ul><ul><li>Limited Parking </li></ul>Hi-light of the DAY!
  4. 4. Today’s Industry Standards <ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Big Screen TV </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Billiards Room </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise programs – more of a social activity </li></ul><ul><li>Meditation room with Religious Services </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 Bs Activity Programs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Private Dining Room </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Beauty / Barber Shop on site </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free Laundromat for Personal Laundry </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Resident Needs Senior Living Community Shelter Food Security Transportation Design & Manage &quot;3 Hots & a Cot&quot; Basic Needs Lifestyles
  6. 6. EVOLUTIONARY DESIGN Form follows Function Specific Purpose Built Invest in Functionality vs SPLASH
  7. 7. DESIGN <ul><li>New Features </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Common / multi-purpose space to accommodate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater number of participants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple simultaneous activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multiple Dining Rooms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Country Club approach </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Different pricing options & apartment designs for meal plans </li></ul><ul><li>Improved Kitchens / storage options </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Parking </li></ul>
  8. 8. DESIGN <ul><li>Standard Features </li></ul><ul><li>Grab Bars in Bathrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Raised toilets </li></ul><ul><li>Large walk-in showers </li></ul><ul><li>LED night lights </li></ul><ul><li>Low hung clothes rods in walk-in closets </li></ul><ul><li>Low dense, pile carpeting </li></ul><ul><li>Individual HVAC units with thermostat controls </li></ul><ul><li>Low level sink options </li></ul><ul><li>Under-counter kitchen lights </li></ul><ul><li>Lower height doorsills with beveled edges </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic entry/exit doors </li></ul><ul><li>Fire/smoke alarms; e-call system </li></ul><ul><li>Entrance niches w shelf </li></ul>Specific to Senior's Needs
  9. 9. TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Standard Features </li></ul><ul><li>Internet thruout building </li></ul><ul><li>Phone, internet, TV incl. </li></ul><ul><li>Flat screen w intranet broadcasts daily </li></ul><ul><li>Smart card locks w access tracking </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Monitoring systems </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Optional Features </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Apartments </li></ul><ul><li>Automated wake-up calls </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Medical History </li></ul><ul><li>Telemedicine electronic monitoring devices </li></ul><ul><li>Automated wake-up calls </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medication </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reminders </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Passive </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Systems </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Enabling Technologies for better Quality of Life
  10. 10. Building BRIDGES to the Community
  11. 11. Housing Sr. Ctr. Worship M.D. Rx Dental Vision Ambulance Library Grocery Govt Restaurant Security Clothes Gifts Hdware Car Sales Gas/service 5 & 10 Ins Bank Repairs Transportation Bty Shop Entertainment Mortuary Communication Sports Pets Travel Med supplies Legal Home Mod. Clubs Moving van Lawn Home Care Hskpng Laun Vibrant Senior Village
  12. 12. DESTINATION LOCATION <ul><li>Village Concept </li></ul>Middle Upper Middle Lower Upper School Teacher Professional Industry Executive Singles / Couples
  13. 13. DESTINATION LOCATION <ul><li>Multiple Options </li></ul><ul><li>to meet </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable to Affluent </li></ul>and DESIRES
  14. 14. <ul><li>Purchase Options </li></ul><ul><li>(Active Adults) </li></ul><ul><li>ENERGY STAR GREEN HOMEs </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Condos </li></ul><ul><li>Cottages </li></ul><ul><li>Rental Options </li></ul><ul><li>3 bdrm Penthouse w full kit/laun, caregiver qtrs. </li></ul><ul><li>1 & 2 bdrm units w full kit & laun; sup view & furnishings </li></ul><ul><li>1 bdrm units w kitchenette & stacked washer/dryer </li></ul><ul><li>Studio w sink/refrig; shared laun; std furnishings, </li></ul>DESIGN Promote Independence by Offering Choices!
  15. 15. EDUCATION Sell NOT DICTIONARIES
  16. 16. Resident Fulfillment Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Needs Met by Traditional SLCs Self- Actualization Ego Social Security Basic Physical
  17. 17. S T E P U P To a Peak Living Experience Feel Good about Yourself! Nutritious Meals Brain Stimulation Physical Activity Social Interaction with PEERS Ful fillment
  18. 18. Family Survey Plan of LIVING Interactive Questionnaire
  19. 19. H.A.S.P. ACTIVE A Great Time to LIVE FUN Emphasis on WELLNESS
  20. 20. Wellness Pyramid Focused on CAPABILITIES Instead of DISABILITIES Day Spa Fitness Lifestyle Coaching Condition Specific Programs Plan of Living Establish Baseline
  21. 21. Plan of LIVING <ul><li>Establish Measurable OUTCOMES </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Increased strength to reduce falls </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Achieve Higher Level Needs – per Maslow </li></ul>Learn a New SKILL! EGO Winners
  22. 22. Mental Stimulation Exercise Strength Stretching & Aerobic H.A.S.P.
  23. 23. Improve Quality of Life Preserve Dignity & Respect Promote Independence Plan of LIVING Plan of LIVING
  24. 24. Presented by: 615-414-5217 [email_address] http://progressiveretirement.wordpress.com/the-company/ Art Carr

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