Senior Residences : Designing Retirement Communities for the Future (Wiley Series in Healthcare and Senior Living Design)
John E. Harrigan, Jennifer M. Raiser, Phillip H. RaiserISBN: 0471190616; 9780471190615;
A comprehensive framework for capitalizing on the growing market for Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Senior Residences equips architects and other industry professionals with a proven executive strategy for the design and developmentof successful Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) projects. Using two of America's foremost CCRCs as best practice case studies, it guides readers through every critical aspect of the process, from research and planning through construction, including: * The enterprise concept * Formation of an executive organization * Financial and legal due diligence * Marketing and sales preparation * Residents' expectations and requirements * Healthcare and residential services * The design and build process * Project monitoring and assessment. The over-65 population is increasing rapidly and dramatically, raising crucial concerns about the housing and care of senior citizens in...