Date: Thursday, January 23, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Location: At the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, NYC



Opening Discussion: What people learned from the Cohousing For Seniors Panel in November. What people missed by not being there. Panelists: Carole Agate (occupant); Grace Kim (architect); Jim Leach (developer); Patrick B. Han (moderator).

TAFEL HALL Panel: Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Joint Event w/ Education Committee: Cross-generational Projects such as Nursery Schools and Senior Living Residences under one roof….    Searching for three panelists to include:

  1. Architect of a project that includes intergenerational / cross-generational spaces or programs.
  2. Programmer who works to create programs for cross-generational learning, etc.
  3. Psychologist who does research on the affects (benefits) of cross-generational projects / programs.


Other Events in Formation for 2020:

TAFEL HALL Panel — Possible Dates:  Late April or May 2020.

Panel Topic: Joint Event w/ Historic Buildings: Committee Aging in a Historic Residence: Aging in Place Adaptations.

Panel Topic:  New Models for Senior Healthcare: Outpatient “Wellness Center”, Geriatric Emergency Rooms, etc. – Co-Hosting of this Event with the AIA DESIGN FOR HEALTH COMMITTEE confirmed.


Other Business: Confirmed: Susan Wright will present the DFA “Aging in Place Guide” at the FUDE Forum on Age-Friendly Housing & Health Promotion -Towards Healthy Residential Environments for All. Date: 23 February 2020 (Sunday). Location: Taipei, Taiwan.


Save the Date

Tafel Hall Dates for 2020: March 3, 2020

2020 DFA Dates: February 27, 2020; March 26, 2020; April 23, 2020; May 28, 2020; June 25, 2020; July 23, 2020


Good Reads and More

Oculus Winter 2020: This issue focused on Accessibility and the City. DFA’s Aging In Place Guide is also mentioned in the Letter from the Executive Director.