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“Age-friendly hospital: an adaptation to demographic change” in La Vanguardia

  We are very happy to share with you the article published by La Vanguardia “Age-friendly hospital: an adaptation to demographic change” written together with our collaborator and CASA SOLO’s consultant for Age-friendly projects, Paulina Ballbè, director...
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Residential developments for the elderly

The progressive aging of the population is becoming increasingly palpable. The World Health Organization estimates that by the year 2050, the proportion of people over 60 in the world will have doubled. Medicine and the improvement of the quality of life advance, allowing a...
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Healthy indoor environment in hospitals and nursing homes

We spend 90% of the time inside the buildings. The health centres are, in particular, spaces in which the quality of the interior environment must be prioritized. Throughout their life cycle, materials used to build health centres can release toxic substances that pose a threat...
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Design of palliative care centres

The world population is aging to the point that the World Health Organization estimates that by 2050, the proportion of people over 60 years in the world will double, from 11% in 2000 to 22% (2 billion people) by 2050. This means that services for older people acquire increasing...
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Design of spaces for elderly people: assisted living apartments and public health centres

In the recent years it is palpable the progressive aging of the population. Medicine and the improvement of the quality of life allow a person to enjoy an average of 15-20 years of retirement. In 2015, 17% of Spanish people are over 65 years and it is expected that during the...
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