Hospitality Design for the Graying Generation: Meeting the Needs of a Growing Market (Wiley Series in Healthcare and Senior Living Design)

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A comprehensive and practical approach to designing for the growingsenior market

As people live longer, stay healthier, and enjoy more disposableincome, their use of hospitality services is increasingdramatically. Hospitality Design for the Graying Generation helpsyou cater to this expanding market by providing criticalinformation on designing facilities which are sensitive to theneeds of the over-65 population. With the important principlesexplained in this book, designing for the senior consumer can becreative, cost-effective, and benefit all consumers withoutsacrificing style.

This indispensable guide includes:
* A Universal Design approach that can be applied to bothcommercial and residential projects, going beyond compliance withADA guidelines
* A wide range of hospitality design, including restaurants, hotelguest rooms, lobbies, and lounges
* Design principles beautifully illustrated with concise, detaileddrawings
* Extensive coverage of the specific physical needs and psychologyof seniors, including physical strength, hearing, sight, colorpreferences, and other areas
* A quick-reference checklist of "senior-friendly" designfeatures
When the interior design needs of the over-65 market are met, allpotential users gain, regardless of age or ability. This accessiblebook is an invaluable resource for designers, operators, and otherprofessionals throughout the hospitality industry.

With millions of baby boomers rapidly approaching retirement age,the over-65 age group is the fastest-growing segment of thepopulation. As they become healthier, live longer, and have moredisposable income, their use of hospitality services, such ashotels and restaurants, will increase dramatically. Whether you area designer or a hospitality professional, Hospitality Design forthe Graying Generation helps you plan for this growing market byproviding you with critical information for designing facilitiesthat accommodate the needs of all generations.

Clearly written and generously illustrated, Hospitality Design forthe Graying Generation shows you how to address the specificphysical and psychological needs of seniors, with detailed chapterson mobility, hearing, vision, color preferences, and otherimportant areas. Going beyond ADA guidelines, Alfred Baucom'sUniversal Design approach enables you to integrate senior-friendlydesign principles into a wide range of specific environments --fromlobbies, common areas, and public restrooms to restaurants,lounges, and hotel guest rooms.

In meeting the needs of the over-65 market, Hospitality Design forthe Graying Generation ensures that all potential users, regardlessof age or ability, will be well accommodated.

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Offers hospitality industry professionals the critical information they need to meet the needs of the fastest-growing segment of the American population: people ages 65 and up. Identifies the special physical needs and preferences of seniors and shows designers how to integrate those requirements into the design of various types of hospitality facilities, including restaurants, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, and more. Addresses design challenges related to sight and hearing impairment as well as limited strength, mobility, and accessibility and offers solutions to these problems through clear, illustrated examples.

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Hospitality Design for the Graying Generation With millions of baby boomers rapidly approaching retirement age, the over-65 age group is the fastest-growing segment of the population. As they become healthier, live longer, and have more disposable income, their use of hospitality services, such as hotels and restaurants, will increase dramatically. Whether you are a designer or a hospitality professional, Hospitality Design for the Graying Generation helps you plan for this growing market by providing you with critical information for designing facilities that accommodate the needs of all generations. Clearly written and generously illustrated, Hospitality Design for the Graying Generation shows you how to address the specific physical and psychological needs of seniors, with detailed chapters on mobility, hearing, vision, color preferences, and other important areas. Going beyond ADA guidelines, Alfred Baucom’s Universal Design approach enables you to integrate senior-friendly design principles into a wide range of specific environments—from lobbies, common areas, and public restrooms to restaurants, lounges, and hotel guest rooms. In meeting the needs of the over-65 market, Hospitality Design for the Graying Generation ensures that all potential users, regardless of age or ability, will be well accommodated.

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