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Andrew Carle

Assistant Professor, and Director, Program in Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration

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Expertise: Senior Housing and Care, Assisted Living, Long-Term Care, Retirement Communities

Andrew Carle is an internationally recognized expert on senior housing and care. He has written extensively about, and presented nationally and internationally on, the best models of Alzheimer’s care including the 1950s inspired Waveny Care Center in New Canaan, Connecticut. Carle conducts research related to the quality of housing options for seniors and designed the Alzheimer’s facilities for a national “Top 10” assisted living provider. According to Carle, more than one-third of the nation’s 40,000 assisted living and continuing care retirement communities offer some type of Alzheimer’s care. However, families considering such housing need to know what to look for in terms of staffing, programming and facility design.

Media Contact: Michele McDonald, 703-993-8781, mmcdon15@gmu.edu