Challenge Title: Adapting Interiors for Aging in Place
Challenge Difficulty: Intermediate
Estimated Time to Complete: 48 hours
Required Tools/Resources: Access to research materials on aging in place, design software (optional), basic prototyping materials

Objective

Design a solution that adapts interior spaces to better accommodate the needs of elderly individuals who wish to age in place.

Research

Conduct research on the challenges faced by aging individuals living at home, existing products and solutions for adapting interiors for aging in place, and the preferences of this target market.

Materials

Select materials that are durable, easy to clean, non-slip, and promote safety within the home environment. Consider sustainability and cost-effectiveness when choosing materials.

Concept Development

Brainstorm ideas for modifying furniture layouts, incorporating assistive devices discreetly into the design, improving lighting and visibility within spaces, and enhancing overall accessibility. Focus on creating solutions that blend seamlessly with existing decor.

Deliverables

  • Concept sketches or renderings of proposed interior modifications
  • Floor plans showing suggested layout changes
  • List of recommended products or technologies for aging in place

Evaluation Criteria

Projects will be evaluated based on their innovation in addressing specific challenges faced by elderly individuals living at home, usability for both seniors and caregivers, practicality of implementation within existing homes, and consideration of environmental impact.

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