A DAY IN THE LIFE OF JOE
the impact of design on the older person
First presented in 1999, “Joe” is the spokesperson for seniors navigating the aging process. We revisit Joe in 2017 who has turned 80 and continues to inspire and lead his contemporaries. Joe has loved, lost and pursued a fulfilling life as the years continue to pass. We join him on his journey with family and friends to discuss; innovation of lifestyle options, technology, and alternative residential environments.
Understand the historical reference & current framework for older adults and decision-making
Understand the advancement in senior living care models
Understand the complexity of designing for an aging society
Understand the delivery of care and the impact to all types of healthcare settings
Understand the role of technology to support successful longevity in the continuum of care