With the population rapidly aging and people living longer than ever before there has become an increasing need for interiors that are user-friendly in myriad ways. There are many moves a designer can make to improve the function of a home so that it has the safety and comfort of older residents in mind while still creating an environment that is aesthetically pleasing.
To address the issue, Seattle Design Center is welcoming Dr. Wilma S. Hammett to its January Third Thursday schedule of events. Hammett's lecture will focus on the special attention that must be paid to color and color contrasts, lighting and the selection of furniture, flooring and window treatments, all of which have the potential to improve how well aging baby boomers and the elderly live in and enjoy their homes.
The session also qualifies as .2 IDCEC approved continuing education units.
Designing User-friendly Interiors for Aging in Place
Seattle Design Center
Thursday, Jan. 17
Plaza Conference Center, Suite 370
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.