Silver Architecture: Optimizing Design for Geriatric Patients

by Sherri Shafiei

May 26, 2015

Corridor Insets on the floor at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands, provide patients and staff visual markers indicating distances.

Older patients present healthcare facilities with a unique set of concerns, and a well-designed environment can help the elderly feel at ease and navigate the facility with confidence. In this article from Medical Construction & Design, Senior Interior Designer Sherri Shafiei and Senior Medical Planner Bhargav Goswami, provide a "Silver Architecture" checklist of solutions when designing for this patient population.

Sherri Shafiei

Lead Interior Designer