As the COVID-19 pandemic proved, long-term care homes are a health hazard. In this Zoomer Article, Nora Underwood investigates how better building design can help.
Excerpt: For Dr. Diana Anderson, design is a parameter of care, as important as other determinants of health, such as where you live and what you eat. “We don’t talk about that a lot, but buildings have a huge impact on us,” says Anderson, a Boston-based doctor and architect who calls herself a “dochitect.” “It’s almost akin to a medical intervention. It has that much of an impact on people.”
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