November 25, 2019Design for Aging Committee Meeting | November 21, 2019
Date: Thursday, November 21, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Location: At the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, NYC
Presentations: Alyssa Kies and Elena Kieffer of NYAM (New York Academy of Medicine): Work that NYAM is doing for “Age Friendly New York City”.
TAFEL HALL Panel: Tuesday, November 26, 2019, THE NEW SOCIAL SECURITY — COHOUSING FOR SENIORS
Carole Agate – Carole is a senior resident of Cornerstone Cohousing in Cambridge, MA.
Grace Kim, Architect – Founding principal of Schemata Workshop in Seattle, Grace has completed cohousing projects and has served on the board of The Cohousing Association, a national not-for-profit organization.
Jim Leach – President of Wonderland Hill Development Company, Boulder, Colorado. WHDC has been developing cohousing communities in the western United States for over 20 years.
Patrick B. Han, Architect – Principal at Office ESC. Patrick has served as the Board Vice President (2012-2015) of The Cohousing Association, a national not-for-profit organization.
Other Events in Formation for 2019-2020:
TAFEL HALL Panel: Thursday, December 19, 2019
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.
TAFEL HALL Panel — Possible Dates: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Joint Event w/ Education Committee Cross-generational Projects such as Nursery Schools and Senior Living Residences under one roof….
TAFEL HALL Panel — Possible Dates: Late April or May 2020.
Joint Event w/ Historic Buildings Committee Aging in a Historic Residence: Aging in Place Adaptations.
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: February 22, 2020 (Saturday). Location: Taipei, Taiwan. FUDE will pay $4,800 in travel expenses.
Presentations @ Monthly Meetings
December 12: Tentative: Donald Strum and Rob VanVarick present the Stryker wheelchair and other designs for the aging from the office of Michael Graves Architecture.
January 23: Rebecca Macklis, Senior Urban Design Manager at the NYC Public Design Commission. Rebecca will speak about her work at the Public Design Commission, and the PDC’s work on Quality Affordable Housing design guidelines and Women-Designed NYC efforts.
Save the Date
Tafel Hall Dates for 2019-2020: November 26 and December 19, March 3, 2020
2019-2020 DFA Dates: December 12, 2019 (Party!); January 23, 2020; February 27, 2020; March 26, 2020; April 23, 2020; May 28, 2020; June 25, 2020; July 23, 2020
Good Reads and More
IMAGE: NYC, the Interactive Map of Aging, is an open-source map of New York City’s current and projected population age 65 and older with overlays of available resources, services, and amenities. Created by The New York Academy of Medicine and the CUNY Mapping Service at the Center for Urban Research/CUNY Graduate Center, this data visualization tool enables users to understand and analyze spatial and socio-demographic patterns and trends. (Source: IMAGE: NYC)
AGING2.0 NYC GLOBAL INNOVATION SHOWCASE: Dec. 4 at Senior Planet
New publications for seniors:
Age-friendly Guide to Manhattan Supermarket by Gale Brewer
Aging Artfully by Gale Brewer