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SFCS Sponsored Studio for Senior Living at Virginia Tech

Throughout the 2021-2022 academic year, SFCS continued its dedication to mentoring students on research and design projects for elder adults through a partnership with the School of Architecture + Design at Virginia Tech.

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What’s all the Hype About? Mitigating Hyperinflation and Hypo Supply

Soaring costs for building materials and labor, along with a major workforce shortage, conspire to make the construction and operation of senior living communities even more challenging in the post-pandemic environment.

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SFCS By Design 2022 Inspire, Imagine, Innovate: Attracting the Next Generation of Caregivers Bill Lowe, Chicago Methodist Senior Services Deke Cateau, A.G. Rhodes

Changes in the workforce, generational trends, and demographics influence the future planning of any industry. In addition, the field of senior living has been hit by three unstoppable forces: the COVID-19 global pandemic, The Great Resignation, and an alarming shortage of registered nurses throughout the country.

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Beyond Senior Living: Creating Meaningful Connections and Places for Older Adults

Enjoying longevity and living well as we age, with services and social connection, is everyone's dream. But traditional communities and service options cannot meet the burgeoning demand and are not the solution for everyone. Coupled with the implications of the recent pandemic and world events, now is the time to think outside of our conventional lenses and comfort zones. 

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Simon Sinek – “The Infinite Game”

SFCS’s 37th Annual By Design Conference kicked-off with Keynote Speaker Health Slawner – a Simon Sinek “Igniter” known for teaching individuals, companies, and organizations that trust and purpose are at the center of success. The Infinite Game, written by British-American author, Simon Sinek, uncovers the pitfalls of short-term gains and shows how leaders can redirect their focus on practices that lead to strengths, stability, and more revenue.

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SFCS at Leading Age 21

We had the best time at #Leadingage21 this past weekend. Melissa and Tim presented on how to help the audience learn about opportunities for evolution and transformation to ensure future success and viability.

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Environments for Aging Expo & Conference 2021

It's almost time for the Environments for AgingExpo & Conference in Chattanooga, TN. Melissa Pritchard, Curtis Jennings, Amy Carpenter, Carie Shingleton, and Allen McNutt will be presenting on August 29th. If you'll be at the conference, don't miss these sessions!

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SFCS at LeadingAge North Carolina Conference

SFCS team members Richard Kieley, Melissa Pritchard, and Tim Mueller attended the LeadingAge North Carolina conference in Wilmington this past week and presented on topics to keep aging services organizations evolving and moving "forward".

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Senior Housing News Transform Podcast

Discover the latest in senior housing news by heading over to Transform Podcast. Here you can find a library of information on shaping the future of senior living.

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Croasdaile Village in Durham, NC Campus Expansion

We love seeing one of our projects come to life! SFCS has been working with Croasdaile Village in Durham, NC, on their recently completed campus expansion, with its wide variety of living spaces and amenities. One resident shared this tour of her beautiful home:

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Whitepapers

Design for Healthy Living

Creating healthy environments for the future.

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DESIGNING BEYOND COVID-19

Incorporating an infection control design strategy.

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BEING WELL

A Quick Mental and Physical Wellness Tool Kit

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SENIOR LIVING NURSING FACILITIES: PREPARING FOR COVID-19 POSITIVE RESIDENTS

Innovative and successful infection control design strategies.

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