by Chris Kennedy
Executive Director, Institute for Age-Friendly Housing
The American Dream -- based on the family-of-four, single-family housing paradigm -- has dominated city planning since the 1950's, segregating homes, commerce and workplaces from one another. These planning assumptions have prevented many elected officials and city staff from foreseeing the challenges that are rapidly approaching with the age wave. (Read more ...)
Aging-in-Place concerns how one's house and community provide the economic and social sustainability to live a good life, as long as you live.