Their discussion questions:
1). Do you know someone who has Alzheimer’s?
2). What do you see as the top 3 design challenges for creating an environment for alzheimer’s patients and caregivers?
3). What are some design solutions that you have done (or seen)?
4). What products would you specify to make a safer or more comfortable environment?
5). Do you have any photos of projects that you have done, or of spaces you think have good design solutions?
Theresa and Karen are designing for Alzheimer’s. It’s more than just creating a safer place to live. They are sharing easy design ideas and tips to create a happier and calmer home for families living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They’d love to hear your story of Alzheimer’s. Subscribe to their youtube channel, connect on Facebook or Twitter, or send a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theresa Clement is a host at MyFixItUpLife, the designer for Food Network’s ‘Save My Bakery’ and has designed for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and has contributed to multiple national television programs. She’s a published author with formal training in architecture and passion for creating beautiful projects. When she isn’t helping others with home improvement, she’s working on her 100-year-old house or out volunteering. She is a former competitive rower, recreational runner, and budding bass player.
Karen Salyer has over 20 years of experience in the design industry with a 17 year focus in kitchen and bath. She has collaborated on many media projects such as HGTV’s Dream Home Giveaway, HGTV’s Run My Makeover, and many more. Her work and collaborations have been published in Southern Living, Cooking with Paula Deen, and other publications. When she is not designing, Karen is gardening, cooking exotic recipes, or spending quality time with family, friends and fur babies.
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