Pi Architects team members experienced walking in the shoes of an elder with dementia. Silverado associates provided the Virtual Dementia Tour® to the design team as part
Afterwards, the team came together to share how to better understand the perceptions of resident needs. Silverado associates
of Pi University learning. The full office comprised of various architects, designers and administrative personnel who support senior living design efforts all participated in the exercise.
connected the experience with real life examples of how residents react to their environments. Team members remarked how the tour brought to light a real connection with the residents. While others spoke about how the tour helped them appreciate how a community design influences a residents quality of life.
This exercise demonstrates why our work is critical to residents' overall wellbeing. Thank you to Silverado for going out and sharing this knowledge and thank you for all you do for those you serve!