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The Business of…Livable Design

The sixth show The Business of … Livable Design looks at the opportunity in creating smart home design to assist aging in place. Called ‘livable design’ it is housing design with the future in mind.

My guest is Erin Clay. Erin is Director of Research and Planning at Eskaton, a nonprofit aging services organization providing community living and home-based support for older adults in Northern California for more than 40 years. Erin joined Eskaton in 2008 and managed the National Demonstration Home project ground breaking to its completion. She is a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist through the National Association of Home Builders and is leading Eskaton’s Livable Design movement, which is aimed at enhancing the home environment for all generations through beautiful, flexible, and inclusive design. Erin has presented at building and aging conferences around the nation, speaks to architectural firms, and has been a guest speaker in the gerontology program at California State University.

The Business of Aging with Lori Bitter
May 24, 2011 – Episode 6: The Business of…Livable Design

Guests: Erin Clay, Director of Research and Planning, Eskaton[audio:boa6.mp3|titles=The Business of Aging – Episode 6]
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