Architecture of Aging: The Impact of Architecture on Palliative Care and Hospice
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Hospice care provides empathetic care for people in the last phases of terminal illness, so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible. Palliative care in combination with hospice care is intended to help patients be comfortable while allowing them to enjoy the last stage of life. Physical healing can be impacted by the mental healing space, as well as the surrounding wellness space. Research methods such as case studies and other methods will be used to answer a broad question, how or why does nature create a dynamic healing space? Architecture can also impact mental healing. In turn, how does architecture impact hospice and palliative care?