Senior Safety with National Night Out

National Night Out takes place on the first Tuesday of August - this year, it’s August 1st. This is a nationwide community event in which you can learn more about police-sponsored programs in your area, such as neighborhood watch groups, drug prevention and safety information. Accompanied by food, music and safety demonstrations by local emergency personnel, National Night … [Read more...]

Finding the Right Community Infographic – Livable Communities

  Livable communities enhance the quality of life of those that live there. They are inclusive, engaging and help provide residents a safe, enjoyable and usable life among their neighbors. Livable communities are made up of a variety of elements, including housing, education, transportation, culture, recreation and others that help create a positive living experience … [Read more...]

Building Communities Friendly to Aging

In February and March of 2008 an online conference was held to highlight the why and how of creating aging friendly communities. The Creating Aging-Friendly Communities conference brought people and organizations together who are working to make their cities more friendly to the aging in place. Cities all over the country are experiencing rapid growth in their number of … [Read more...]

College to build Aging in Place Community on Campus

Purchase College in Albany now has approval to build a senior community on-campus. The college has been trying to get approval for this project for years and is looked at as a win-win situation for the college (and it's students) and the future residents. The community will contain up to 385 senior housing units and will be the only one its kind on a Ney York State University … [Read more...]

Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh Embracing Aging In Place

I an effort to educate members and assist them in increasing their level of service to the elderly and their families, the BAM Pittsburg has formed the 50+ Housing Council of Western PA. This group will help developers, builders and suppliers in adapting to new ideas, designs and approaches necessary to serve the growing aging in place market. Read More: Builders Form 50+ … [Read more...]