A first-of-its-kind senior living technology-enabled design showcase in a renovated World War I-era Columbus, OH, mansion is open to anyone interested in the future of aging in place.
Senior living design expert Lisa M. Cini recently opened the Werner House Woodland Manor Mansion to overnight, weekend or week-long stays for anyone to experience the latest tech-enabled products designed for older adults.
Multigenerational social experiment
Cini said she came up with the concept after moving her parents and grandmother into her home. She quickly realized she had a multigenerational aging-in-place social experiment going on right in front of her, so she decided to take advantage of the situation and use technology and design to create a more age-friendly living space in her own home.
After her grandmother died, she expanded on the concept to…