The year 2025 in Japan will mark the post-war baby boom’s generation surpassing age 75. Japan will enter into a “super-aged” society the likes of which it has yet to experience. As those in health-related fields, such as medical and nursing personnel, are forced to deal with the large-scale changes in society, we have begun a project, within the living environment profession, that considers the health and wellbeing of individuals.
As a country, Japan is beginning to consider shifts from in-hospital care to in-home care.
Moving forward, it is expected that people will be spending more and more time at home, both when they are healthy and when care is needed. health markers such as blood pressure, activity levels, sleep, and brain waves for the peopl
Researchers in architecture and medicine have come together to consider the possibilities for living a healthier lifestyle at home. With the cooperation of local governments and businesses across Japan, as well as from individual citizens, there will be a five-year study to examine the impact on living environment factors, including temperature and humidity, on e in those homes.
We will strive to push forward with research that will aid our future for healthy lifestyles and optimal living.