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Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 06/22/2022

Discover a first-of-its-kind senior living technology-enabled design showcase home!


Learn how Award-winning senior living designer and author, Lisa Cini is renovating the storied Woodland Manor Mansion in Columbus Ohio and into a fully functional sustainable experience to highlight the latest technology for senior and multi-generational living.

Contact Information

  • lcini@mosaicdesignstudio.com
  • 617-701-7252
  • https://www.lisamcini.com/
  • https://www.lisamcini.com/books
  • https://www.bestlivingtech.com
  • https://infinite-living.org

Questions Asked:

  • Trying to find your Italian Espresso Maker!
  • you mentioned smart lighting.  Are you controlling at the individual bulb level or in groujps with control at the wall switch?
  • Can I ask roughly how much it cost to remodel the home like this?
  • With respect to control of lights, thermostat, fans, etc do you utilize voice control (Alexa, Siri etc) or do you limit to tablet or phone control?
  • The skylights are cool, how do they work? Are they just big screens in the ceiling?
  • When you were remodeling, Is there any technology that you were looking for or wanted to include in the house that you found didn't exist?

Chat Transcript

12:07:32     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : https://www.lisamcini.com/

12:07:58     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Lisa's books https://www.lisamcini.com/books

12:10:20     From  Ravi Bala : This is also a very useful site from Lisa: https://www.bestlivingtech.com/about-lisa-m-cini/

12:12:37     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : https://infinite-living.org/about#stay-5

12:17:24     From  Sheryl Smith : I missed the picture of the ramp

12:18:19     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : we will make sure to get a photo of the ramp and add to the recording link

12:18:31     From  Sheryl Smith : thank you

12:18:36     From  Gene Poole : Stairs to me are a definitely no-no, at least without supportive handrails!

12:19:54     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Flotex Flooring https://www.forbo.com/flooring/en-us/products/flotex/cecpcj

12:21:41     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Sky Factory Skylights https://www.skyfactory.com/

12:22:51     From  Sandra : A ramp with railings would make it ADA compliant.

12:22:59     From  Barbara L. Stohlman   to   Hosts and panelists : Hot then Cold...never heard about this

12:23:16     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Tour home on the website https://infinite-living.org/about#stay-5

12:24:10     From  Sandra : The floor is too busy. May cause dizziness in some people.

12:26:53     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Samsung Smart Stove https://www.samsung.com/us/ranges/

12:27:08     From  Barbara L. Stohlman   to   Hosts and panelists : filling the pot easy but then you still need to empty it

12:27:28     From  Ruth DeHart   to   Hosts and panelists : how did you accommodate low vision/mac  degeneration issues

12:27:32     From  Sandra : Usability testing, like done in software, is greatly needed for this design.

12:28:10     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Samsung Smart Refrigerator https://www.samsung.com/us/refrigerators/

12:29:07     From  Sandra : How would a person in a wheelchair use the sink?

12:30:04     From  Barbara L. Stohlman   to   Hosts and panelists : Wheelchair fits under once you move shelves on wheels

12:30:10     From  Marshall Andora : This home is absolutely gorgeous!

12:30:32     From  Barbara L. Stohlman   to   Hosts and panelists : That's an understatement

12:36:24     From  Sheryl Smith : I am glad to see an elevator

12:38:52     From  JEAN IVORY : In showcasing this home---does this mean that I can engage you to design  a home that I desire to build using some of these designs? I am Jean in Maryland.

12:40:22     From  Gene Poole : please repeat the name/origin of the upholstery fabric.

12:42:42     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Crypton Fabric https://crypton.com/

12:42:50     From  Kelly Lambert : Would Sunbrella fabrics work, too??

12:43:23     From  Sandra : The railings could be taller to deflect falls.

12:46:53     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Shaw Sole Care https://www.shawcontract.com/en-US/Technical/Sole-with-Sensfloor-Technology

12:47:52     From  Sheryl Smith : Is the pricing for these items on the website also?

12:48:54     From  Sandra : Over a million.

12:49:38     From  Sheryl Smith : What type of income class does this cater to? A lot of seniors are on a fixed income.

12:49:38     From  Barbara L. Stohlman   to   Hosts and panelists : 2.8M my guess not including the driveway;:>}

12:50:39     From  Barbara L. Stohlman   to   Hosts and panelists : shawn a wise man

12:51:08     From  Gene Poole : Toto, by far, makes the most dependable bidet seats: washlets

12:51:13     From  Pam Phillips : I bet over 2 million

12:57:10     From  Dan Andersen   to   Hosts and panelists : I joined late unfortunately. Great stuff. Is there a way to access the full recording?

12:58:09     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : We will have the full recording and chat at www.proaging.com later this afternoon

12:58:25     From  Sandra : Wall clocks showing day, date, and time helps all.

12:58:46     From  Barbara L. Stohlman   to   Hosts and panelists : Door surround night lights nice

13:01:14     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Walker holder by Samuelson https://www.samuelsonfurniture.com/catch-by-samuelson

13:03:12     From  Sandra : Most, for the most part, has some form of disability; e.g., eyeglasses.

13:03:52     From  Jon Pynoos   to   Hosts and panelists : What do recommend for floor mats

13:04:46     From  Sandra : I hope she is getting paid for endorsements.????

13:06:16     From  Sandra : Medical conditions can cause feet dragging, like hydrocephalus.

13:06:56     From  Pam Phillips : very cool... love the ceiling lighting

13:08:56     From  Pam Phillips : the long outdoor stair cases scare me

13:09:03     From  Jon Pynoos   to   Hosts and panelists : What about floor 

mats in hallway that leads to outside

13:09:42     From  Pam Phillips : love height adjustable b/r sink!

13:13:00     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : Phone Contact for Lisa is 617-701-7252

13:16:59     From  Sandra : Great job ????

13:18:51     From  Barbara L. Stohlman   to   Hosts and panelists : a lot of thought went into this project. Thanks Lisa Thanks Steve so glad I was able to join

13:19:00     From  Sandra : Thank you ❤️

13:19:24     From  Pam Phillips : Thank you for sharing!!!! So impressive.  Lovely Lovely Home and grounds.  So Elegant....

13:19:44     From  Lisa Cini   to   Hosts and panelists : Thank you!


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