Highlights from the Environments for Aging Conference
  • Announcements
  • AAHID Admin
  • May 01, 2015

AAHID Director at Large, Maria Lopez attended the Environments for Aging Conference last weekend in Baltimore, along with other CHID certificants and Industry Partners. Highlights from the weekend are as follows:

  • EFA, largest attendance to date with approx. 1000 attendees & 70 exhibitors.
  • AAHID Industry Partners who were present included:
    • Forbo Flooring
    • Kwalu
    • Lonseal
    • Mohawk Group
    • Patcraft
    • Shaw Contract Group
    • Tandus
  • Conference occurs after spring publication of EFA Design Showcase publishing Award of Merit projects, Honorable Mention & notable projects that received highest ratings from jury.
  • Jane Rohde, Founder & Board Emeritus, was presented with the Changemaker award by Debra Levin from CHD. It was the first time awarded in the long term care arena.
  • Besty Brawley, Founder & Board Emeritus, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award especially for her pioneering work in design for dementia care environments.

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