Gregg Scott had the privilege to speak to members of MPRS, the Marketing and Public Relations Society of Senior Housing and Service Professionals, on March 17, 2017 at Tel Hai Retirement Community in Honey Brook, PA. Rob Beale co-presented for the final session which highlighted Virtual Reality viewers as a potential sales tool for housing expansions.
To download any of the sessions handouts in the 3-part series, click on the appropriate title below.
NOTE: for those who kept a viewer, you can either use the instructions included at the end of the Part 3 Handout or those provided on the side of the viewer to see examples of how this technology can be used.
You can also download the polling results from Part 3.
We hope to see many of our clients and business associates at this year’s conference which runs February 26 – March 2 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. RLPS staff members will be part of the following education sessions:
Bon Appetit! The New Senior Living Dining Experience
Monday February 27, 10 – 11 AM
The presenters—an architect, food service designer, and chef—will highlight emerging trends in senior living dining experiences, including new concepts such as convertible spaces and pop-up dining. Session Handout
Environments for Aging Design Showcase Awards Luncheon
Monday February 27, 12:30 – 1:45 PM
Winners of this annual design competition will be announced at a luncheon education session.
Beauty from the Beast: Breathing New Life and Meaning into Old Building Stock
Tuesday, February 28, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
This session provides valuable planning strategies for how to repurpose existing buildings into transformed environments that meet market expectations, are financially viable, and turn beastly buildings into vibrant and beautiful spaces. Session Handout
Here’s a link to the website where you can find more information about the 2017 Environments for Aging Conference & Expo.
This year’s creative confections feature a 1930s era urban streetscape in 3/4″ scale which allowed for detailed interior settings in addition to the typical candy construction facades. Clients and business associates voted on their favorites which are featured in the above photos.
2016 Open House Nights: Wednesdays, December 14, 21 & 28, 5 – 7 p.m.
NEW THIS YEAR: we are accepting canned food donations for Water Street Mission.
The food drive is optional for those who wish to participate. Thank you to past attendees who suggested this idea.
Please no pets and be prepared for lines. Doors open at 5 p.m.
Thank you to all who visited our booth, attended one of our educational sessions or otherwise helped to make this year’s conference a time of learning, growing and professional connections. In addition to recent design work, we highlighted some of our new technology tools to help clients visualize design solutions. During exhibit hours, we had our 3D printer creating physical models and our Oculus Rift allowing people to experience a virtual walkthrough. If you were unable to connect with us at LeadingAge but would like to learn more, please give us a call!
Links to download handouts from the presentations involving our staff members are provided below.
124-A Bridging the Chasm: Creating Moderately-Priced Communities
CLICK HERE for Session Handout
Mark Streicher, Andrew Nessi, Eric McRoberts
Sun Oct 30; 3:15 – 4:45 PM
130-D Emerging Models for the Changing Senior Consumer
CLICK HERE for the Session Handout
Vassar Byrd, Lisa McCracken, Craig Witz, Craig Kimmel
Tues, November 1; 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
135-F: What Boomers Want: Insights into Boomer Expectations
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Jim Bernardo, Patti Adami, Gregg Scott
Wed, Nov 2; 8:30 – 10:00 AM
For more information about the Annual Meeting & Expo CLICK HERE.
The EACUBO 2016 Annual Meeting will take place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Please stop by our booth #306 to say hello or consider attending the educational session: The Learning Commons – A Modern Version of the Traditional Library with Kathie Shafer, Messiah College and Craig Kimmel, RLPS.
The official dates of the meeting are October 16-19, 2016. The first day of educational sessions is Monday, October 17. For more informaton about EACUBO (Eastern Association of College and University Business Officials) or to register for this conference CLICK HERE.
To download a copy of Gregg Scott’s October 5th presentation “How to Catch a Boomer” CLICK HERE.
RLPS Designer and Illustrator James Douglas will present a paper at Art of Architecture: Hand Drawing and Design. The three-day conference is sponsored by the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture and draws together architects, architectural historians, educators, and students to explore the role of hand drawing in architectural history, education, and practice. His presentation The Drawing Discipline: Earning Our Inheritance will focus on how contemporary architects and designers can strengthen their drawing abilities and propel themselves confidently into uncharted territory by studying and practicing the drawing methods of past masters.
THE DRAWING DISCIPLINE: EARNING OUR INHERITANCE September 29 – October 1, 2016
Notre Dame Conference Center
109 McKenna Hall
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
For more information, CLICK HERE.
We hope to see many of our clients and business associates at this always busy, informative and enjoyable conference. Please stop by RLPS Architects’ Booth #47/48 or RLPS Interiors’ Booth #30. We are also excited about several education sessions involving our staff members.
Gearing up for Growth: From Concept to Reality
CLICK HERE to download handout. Wednesday, June 15th, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. All aspects of the development process are covered to provide an understanding of what must be involved from an operations, marketing, financial and planning/design perspective.
The Beat Goes On: Creating a Culture of Consistent Strategic Planning
CLICK HERE to download handout. Thursday, June 16th, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. This session highlights the importance of tandem strategic planning, taking into consideration the physical environment, operational considerations and financial resources. Participants will learn ways to anticipate, uncover and understand market and regulatory changes.
Creating Environments that Move Beyond Memory Care
CLICK HERE to download handout. Friday, June 17th, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This session challenges the status quo for addressing the increasing number of Americans with dementia.
Developing Licensed Assisted Living with Memory Care
CLICK HERE to download handout. Friday, June 17th, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Considering licensed AL in PA? This session provides insights regarding the process and lessons learned.
Thanks to all who stopped by our Table #30 at this annual event for independent colleges and universities in PA. We appreciated the opportunity to see clients and business associates at the Hershey Lodge and were pleased to be a Silver Sponsor this year.
For more informatino about the meeting CLICK HERE.
CLICK HERE to download a copy of the handout.
CLICK HERE for audience polling results.
Thanks to all who visited our booth or attended our session at this year’s Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Williamsburg. The presentation “What Boomers Want: How to Become the Boomer Community of Choice”, presented by Barb Brannon from Falcons Landing, along with Craig Kimmel and Abby Stewart was well attended despite taking place right over lunchtime.