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ADVERTORIAL

Q&A

with Eric Harrmann
Senior Associate
AG Architecture
Describe your business
in one sentence.
Senior living focused design
professionals who believe in
designing communities that
can best be described as
home.
In what sector of senior
living do you expect to
see the most growth in
the next few years?
Transitional care will
continue to see growth.
As synergies between
hospitals and senior living
communities continue to be
successful, more providers
will be teaming up with
local hospitals and medical
colleges to offer additional
services to seniors as well as
members of the community
who would prefer to receive
care in hospitality-centered
communities.

How will the design of
those spaces change
to meet the demands
of today's senior
consumers?
With the number of
choices that residents
have for transitional
care, designers need
to think beyond the
functional requirements
and efficiency of the
facility and instead
understand the emotional
needs of the resident
and family members
within the community.
The institutional
accommodations of
the healthcare setting
need to make way for
residential-focused suites
with increased amenities
that add vibrancy to these
environments and elevate
the experience.

The Grand Lodge at Hillcrest Country Estates, Papillion, Neb. Tricia Shay photography -
www.shayphoto.com

What are some
challenges your firm
is facing? How do
you overcome those
obstacles? 
As senior living
communities throughout
the country continue
to age, AG is seeing
an increase in campus
repositionings. Whether a
community is successful
and looking to advance
their position in the
market or struggling in
an overly competitive
marketplace, there is the
constant of an existing
population-the need to
best accommodate the
current residents. We have
found success in creating
a charrette process where
we bring everyone together

to discuss, brainstorm
and design the basis for
how the community can
continue to serve their
residents while positioning
themselves for the future.
This process is not about
delivering the final design
solution. It is an interactive
exercise that focuses
on building consensus
around common goals and
programming needs. This
is a forum where residents,
owners, designers and
contractors can analyze
and prioritize. During the
design process, the team
can build on the strengths
of the community and
deliver a solution that
supports its future success.
www.agarch.com


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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016
Contents
EFAmagazine.com
Editorial
Show Talk
Bulletin
Community
Bigger in Texas
Exterior Expectations
Personalized Care
High Design
Creative License
Top 10 Remodel/ Renovation Projects
Design Profiles
Product Gallery
Q+A
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - EFAmagazine.com
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Editorial
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Show Talk
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Bulletin
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Environments for Aging - Fall 2016 - Community
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