Valuing Connectivity: Exploring the Importance of Civic Inclusion and Walkability for Senior Living

June 9, 2010

 

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC's) are evolving; more importantly, they are acknowledging the value of a community-based offering to encourage their residents to age-in-place. While many campuses are increasing the social amenities within their campuses (e.g., movie theaters, ice cream parlors, etc.), these efforts are, in some ways, furthering the disconnect between their independent living residents and the surrounding community. While this internalized model will continue to have an audience, especially within assisted living and nursing environments, there is a growing demand for independent living options that exist as an interactive extension of an intergenerational reality. Read More

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