glaserworks helps our clients create places for senior citizens to continue to live healthy, productive lives. We have designed facilities in urban and suburban contexts; from individual cottages to multi-story buildings; from interior renovations to master planning for whole communities.
By 2020, 16% of the US population will be 65 years or older (thats 54,804,000 people). This generation of seniors will be more active than any previous generation. We believe the Baby Boom generation will refuse to feel old for as long as possible, and that they will NOT want to live out their golden years in institutional places. Shuffleboard courts will be replaced by rock-climbing walls.
At glaserworks, we help our clients respond to the portion of the market that wants to live in neighborhoods, and parts of neighborhoods, that are active and vigorous places. These are places where good design can facilitate the chance meeting between two people on a sidewalk or in the coffee room of an activity center. We design residential and community environments that encourage activity.
We also design places for people who are disabled with physical or behavioral challenges. We designed Cincinnatis first "Housing First" model of supportive housing the Jimmy Heath House.