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 […]
This Aging in Places definition comes from the Carlisle|Wortman Associates glossary, which we give to all our clients.
Stairs, cul de sacs and lack of public transportation are just some of the problems facing aging suburban residents.
The population is aging, challenging communities to meet the changing needs of people 65 and up. Longtime planning consultant Dick Carlisle discusses the implications and offers some solutions.