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Seniors are changing and their expectations for retired life are having a dramatic impact on existing models for senior living communities. How can tomorrow’s senior living facility accommodate the needs and desires of the new generation of seniors seeking personalization, amenities and meaningful opportunities for connection?

Listen to our recorded webinar, in which Marks Thomas Mark Heckman and Faith Nevins discuss trends in the senior living market, including current and projected demographics, current and predicted senior preferences, and the impact they’ll have on today’s designs for new and repurposed communities. You’ll discover:

For owners, operators, developers, planners, and funders interested in learning how to tap into the growing market for innovative senior living models, this recording is not to be missed.


Mark Heckman, AIA, NCARB, CNUA, Principal
Marks Thomas

Mark Heckman has over 35 years of experience as a practicing design architect and has been a Principal at Marks Thomas since 1996. He is a leading design expert in the field of senior housing, having designed projects for clients in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond for over 28 years. Mr. Heckman has extensive knowledge of the design of assisted living, independent living, and continuing care retirement communities, and is helping to create the next generation senior living model.

Faith Nevins, AIA, LEED AP, Principal
Marks Thomas

Faith Nevins joined Marks Thomas in 1989 and became a Principal with the firm in 1996. She has designed many senior living facilities and strives to lead the charge for innovative design solutions for senior housing. She maintains the firm’s in-house design review and has overseen the design of several of the firm’s award-winning projects. She juries for architectural design award programs with entities including the National Council of Senior Housing, serves on the Architectural Review Board of Baltimore County, and provides design critique and thesis mentoring for architectural students.