Elder lifestyle designer Lisa Cini

Oct 24, 2019 124

BY: Lou Carlozo

“Nursing home” is a contradiction in terms for many Italian Americans, for whom the word “home” conjures images of Sunday dinners surrounded by friends, family and, of course, food. Lisa Cini grew up amid such celebratory weekends and today fights to bring some of that warmth and spirit to adult care.

As an interior designer of long-term care facilities, Cini has become an expert in how design can positively impact those with Alzheimer’s and dementia. She’s also cared for a grandparent with those very conditions — this in a home with four generations under one roof — and writes about it in her book “Hive: The Simple Guide to Multigenerational Living.”

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