In the Spring 2015 Environments for Aging Design Showcase, seven projects included the word “household” in their description, while another half-dozen or so made reference to such attributes as “homelike,” “residential,” and “intimate.” The trend toward household models was mentioned repeatedly by jury members during deliberations, as well. There’s no question that household models have had an extraordinary impact on the way elders can live and be cared for today. But what exactly constitutes a household in our industry?