September 30 – October 11, 2019
Opening reception: Monday, September 30, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Port Loggia Gallery, 1107 Marginal Road
A dignity journey: design for health and aging is a retrospective of Glen Hougan’s design and research work over the last 10 years. This includes design classes on aging, research into ageism and product adaptations, and designs of assistive aid products to aging suits. This exhibition highlights his design journey taken in health and aging.
Glen Hougan is an Associate Professor of Design at NSCAD University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and principal of the design consultancy Wellspan Research and Design. His work in the area of design for health, aging and dignity has been covered in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. He has been awarded a Research Fellowship in Healthcare Innovations from the Center for Innovation (CFI), at the Mayo Clinic and was made the Sun Life Financial Chair in Design in Health and Aging in Canada.