A powerful anecdote puts a face on the dilemma of aging in a community designed around cars.
AARP has created a tool kit that states can use to establish building standards that guarantee accessible, inclusive construction and rehabilitation of single-family homes. “Nowhere has the disconnect between market norms, changing demographics and social expectations been more glaring than in the design and construction of private residential housing,” the organization said. “Advocacy on behalf […]
What will stop sprawl? Changing tastes and demographic demand are pulling people, especially the young and old, back into close-in, urban centers says Dick Carlisle.
This April 9, 2015 Detroit Free Press op/ed column by Carlisle/Wortman Associates President Dick Carlise tells readers to encourage their communities to plan for our aging population.