Perseid Meteor Shower as seen from Joshua Tree
Environmental

Perseid Meteor Shower as seen from Joshua Tree

Star-gazing goes hand-in-hand with warm, summer nights, and the annual Perseid meteor shower gives a spectacular show each year. But those of us in or near cities can be blinded by ambient light. Thankfully, there are places in California like Joshua Tree, where the darkness of the desert is the perfect backdrop for the grandeur … Continue reading

Bubble Wrap and a Helping Hand: Supporting Residents Through the Downsizing and Moving Process
Environmental

Bubble Wrap and a Helping Hand: Supporting Residents Through the Downsizing and Moving Process

When I moved to a new state for the first time, all my necessary possessions fit in the back of my Ford Taurus. A year later, moving back to my home state, I filled both the Taurus and my parents’ Isuzu Trooper. I insisted on bringing back my mattress, which I had deemed to be … Continue reading

Awards / Environmental

Environments for Aging 2012 Remodel/Renovation Competition

The remodeling and renovation of existing long-term care communities may be a cost-effective and earth-friendly way of keeping up with the growing need for long-term care and housing. To encourage design innovation and honor the successful redesign of long-term care communities, Long-Term Living magazine holds an annual contest, now in its fourth year. The Environments … Continue reading