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Light for Health

D. M. Berson, F.A. Dunn, M. Takao, 2002, Phototransduction by Retinal Ganglion Cells That Set the Circadian Clock, 2002, Science, Vol 295, pp 1070-1073.

 K.Konis, 2018 Field evaluation of the circadian stimulus potential of daylit and no-daylit spaces in dementia care facilities.Department of Energy

R. R. Baier, E. McCreedy, N.J. Miller, E. Noell-Waggoner, S. Stringer, D.R. Gifford, Rebecca Uth, T.F. Wetle, 2020,  Impact of Tuned Lighting on Skilled Nursing Center Residents’ Sleep, Senior Housing & Care Journal, Vol. 28, No. 1.   You can read, download, copy, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles without charge here.

Senior Long-term Care Centers

White house takes aim at private equity ownership

Alternatives to Retirement Communities

Beacon Hill Village concept creates local communities to support aging in place

Cohousing-builds-active-communities  

Architects paying attention to co-housing trend

Public Spaces

National Institute of Building Sciences’ Low Vision Design Program, Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment, (for download)

Aging Vision:

Brochure with recommendations for the practice of lighting and the visual environment for older adults and the visually impaired

National Institute of Building Sciences’ Low Vision Design Program, Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment, (for download)

 

View brochure re Lighting Your Way to Better Vision published by the Illumination Engineering Society.

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