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 MONDAY, DECEMBER 6                            MONDAY, DECEMBER 6

 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM  SPEAKERS                                      can have on our mental health. But what has been
 Linzi Eggers, Senior Designer, Cloud Gehshan                     done to rethink our model of “mental health facility” for
 Empathic wayfinding: more cues,   Ian Goldberg, Principal, Cloud Gehshan   more positive outcomes is either inconsistent, sporadic
 smarter tech and fewer signs  Andrew Shinn, Senior Planner, Real Estate, Planning,   or constrained by public perception. Discover how an
 Construction, Brigham and Women’s Hospital                       architect and client team worked together to challenge
 Many  tools comprise  an  intuitive wayfinding  system           the  boundaries  of established  thinking  through  a
 - some static, some digital. For Brigham and Women’s             consistent evidence-based approach to design for
 Hospital’s wayfinding master designers looked at the   3:00 PM – 4:00 PM  mental health within a dense urban campus in order
 door-to-door visitor experience with a goal of a helpful         to address the mental health and wellness of all -
 and comprehensive system that would alleviate visitor   Life Safety Master Planning - The next   inpatients, outpatients, caregivers, researchers and the
 anxiety and stress. A web-based customizable app was   10 years  broader community.
 developed to give step-by-step assistance. The system
 employs geo-magnetic positioning which eliminates the   Health care facilities are designed for a life cycle. Many   sponsored by:
 need  to install and  maintain beacons. The app has  a   facilities are renovated many times it the buildings
 map feature that adds technology, showing a person’s   life cycle. Over the course of these renovations and   control over individuals choosing not to comply with
 position in real time. Multiple search options help   upgrades the applicable codes have changed. Some   pandemic standards. As the industry advances, is there
 ease the process. Signage clarifies entrance options,   requirements for new are more stringent and some   a future safe haven for our active older adults who want
 especially important since BW resides in the dense   are less stringent. This presentation will outline how to   the engagement of community without the risk?   SPEAKERS
 Longwood Medical Area. Staff highlight a visitor’s route   do a life safety master plan. It will also point out some   Scott Barron, OAA, AAA, RAIC., Senior Architect, HDR
 on simplified printed maps with bilingual directories. A   advantages of not retaining old life safety configurations.  During this session, attendees will learn how   Architecture Associates Inc
 reorganized interior circulation strategy, reduction in sign   sponsored by:  different independent living options fared during the   Barbara Miszkiel, OAA, AAPEI, FRAIC, LEED AP, EDAC,
 quantity, clear nomenclature and decreased information   pandemic and analyze solutions. The remainder of the   Director, Health, HDR Architecture Associates Inc
 load reduce visitor stress when navigating the facility.  presentation will focus on Summerville at Francis Place,   Anton Rabindran, P. Eng., Project Manager,
               a project currently under construction in St. Louis, MO,   Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
               built with the above mentioned concerns in mind.
 Michael A. Crowley, PE, FSFPE, FASHE, Principal
 Advisor, Fire Protection Engineering, Coffman   SPEAKERS
 Engineers, Inc  Susan Bruker RA, Principal, Lawrence Group
               Maureen Dunn, Sr. Director of Strategic Initiative, St.
               Andrews Resources for Seniors System
 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM  Mary Alice Ryan, President/CEO, St. Andrews

               Resources for Seniors System
 Is There a Safe Haven for Active, Older
 Adults During a Pandemic?
                           3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
 The  pandemic  has dramatically  affected  the senior
 living industry, including active adults who are members   More than Skin Deep: The Garry Hurvitz
 of a life community or considering retirement living.   Brain Sciences Centre
 As communities worked to develop new game plans,
 some residual effects include: Disenchantment with   For the first Canadian centre of its kind, leading the
 the life care community concept due to isolation, fear   way for revolutionary solutions to devastating brain
 of community living due to potential virus exposure,   disorders including stroke, dementia, ALS, mood
 limited technology and social connectivity, loss of staff,   and anxiety, while providing leading-edge care, this
 empty apartment units, financial burdens and limited   design is “more than skin deep”; making research and
               discovery transparent while embracing the community
               as a vital part of the client’s journey to recovery. We
 Please be sure to visit for full descriptions and updated speakers.  have known for decades the positive impact design

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