Design for aging seems to be a vast wilderness of possibilities. Consider the ever-growing list of life needs for an aging population that are just now beginning to be addressed through intentional design: visibility of fonts, living spaces, medicine dispensers, counseling and retirement planning, just to name a very few.
One enterprise dedicated to searching for and designing solutions to the challenges of aging is MIT’s AgeLab. According to the AgeLab website, “Aging requires new thinking. AgeLab works with businesses, governments and non-profits worldwide, to develop new ideas to improve the quality of life of older people and those who care for them.”
We are excited to learn more about this endeavor and hope to come across many more as we continue to educate ourselves about options for multigenerational families. Do you have any resources about aging or multigenerational living you’d like to share? If so, leave a comment or send an email to kaysandwichfamily at outlook dot com.