Best Alzheimer's Gifts Christmas Presents

Our Favorite Gift Ideas for 2016

We've compiled a list of our favorite gift ideas for loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia. In the middle to late stages of Alzheimer’s and dementia it can be difficult to know what might be an appropriate gift. According to the Alzheimer's Association, as memory loss becomes more severe it is important to provide a feeling of comfort and safety.

Senior Living Design Wellness
Memory Gardens

Senior Community Places Wellness at the Heart of Their Culture

Set in a captivating environment, surrounded by the blue waters of the Gulf Coast, Plymouth Harbor at Sarasota Bay is a Senior Living Community who strives to place wellness at the heart of their resident culture. This desire to promote healthy lifestyles, with both residents and staff alike, was the motivator for the community to decide to create a new wellness area for their independent residents. 

Kwalu and THW Design Design Furniture for Seniors Living
Kwalu Furniture

Kwalu & THW Design

Atlanta, April 2016 - Kwalu and THW Design are proud to announce the collaboration of two of the most trusted and forward-thinking companies in the senior living design space. The idea was to create a new, upscale furniture collection that was appropriate for luxurious, private pay senior housing.

Land Planning, Landscape Architecture Bird House Memory Gardens
Memory Gardens

5 Considerations for Memory Gardens

In his book, Biophilia, Edward O. Wilson put forth the hypothesis that there is an instinctive bond between people and other living things. Building upon that idea, it’s logical that the natural environment can be a therapeutic place for healing and rehabilitation. Historically speaking, the use of gardens as places for healing and rejuvenation is nothing new.

THW Design San Antonio

San Antonio is Growing!

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Carlos Moreno, AIA to Associate and the addition of 9 new staff members to our San Antonio office! Welcome Clara Hightower, RA, LEED AP BD+C, Project Manager/Medical Planner-Programmer; Chad Cooley, Project Job Captain; and Shannon Sheridan, Project Architect;  Linda Ghazawi, AIA, LEED-AP, Project Manager; Christina Harris, RA, Project Manager; Desiree Salmon, PLA, MLA, Landscape Architect; Brady Renner, Project Designer; Vanessa Pe’Vey, RID, LEED AP, Interior Designer and Terri Bolner, Office Manager.


Best in Class Senior Living Designers
2012 Denver

LeadingAge Idea House 2012 Denver

In October 2012, a corner of the Colorado Convention Center was transformed into the 2012 Idea House - a platform to highlight and demonstrate the latest trends in senior living design and aging services technology.

Top Senior Living Architects in the world

2011 Idea House Sustainable Urban Environment

THW is proud to continue our partnership with Leading Age as we showcase the latest concepts in design and technology in the 2011 Idea House. This International "Think Tank" demonstration design provides a unique hands-on approach to exploring solutions to meet the changing needs of our world’s aging population. Join our team for a firsthand look at the rationale behind the design in one of the many educational sessions offered throughout the week.