|Re: Aging in Place||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Susan Adams (sadams430gmail.com)|
|Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 05:13:11 -0700 (PDT)|
Jean, Check out Jubilee Cohousing Community in Floyd, VA. We hope to break ground in the early spring of 2016. Our housing and site are designed for not only "accessibility" but also "visitability"... We are still seeking families. Susan On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 8:05 AM, Fred-List manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> wrote: > > Jean Foster <jean [at] jeanfoster.org> > is the author of the message below. It was posted by > Fred, the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> > after deleting quoted digest. > > Digest subscribers, please delete most of quoted digest and > restore subject line when replying. > > -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- > Thanks to everyone for your comments and suggestions on this topic. > > I think aging in place needs to be considered during the planning > stages of a community in order to work, especially for the site > planning and building design. I recently visited a well established > and beautiful co-housing community that I immediately knew wouldn’t > work. (I should mention that my 90 year old mother is wheelchair > bound and I was hoping to find someplace where she could end her days > with family instead of in an assisted living or nursing home.) The > community I visited is attractively placed on a hill with paths and > stairs. Residence entrances were narrow and the common house had a > lovely upstairs space but no elevator. As seems to be the norm with > choosing communities I’ve looked into, little thought had been > giving to accessibility. And again, all of us become less abled as we > age. > > At this community, I met a few long term residents who were in their > 70’s or early 80’s who were moving away from this community > because they knew that soon it would become problematic and they felt > bad that they couldn’t fulfill their community responsibilities > which become more arduous for the elderly. > > best, > -jean- > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > > -- *www.jubileecoho.com <http://www.jubileecoho.com>* A great place to grow a family!
- Re: Aging in Place, (continued)
Re: Aging in Place Kathryn McCamant, August 9 2015
- Re: Aging in Place Sharon Villines, August 10 2015
- Re: Aging in Place Beth Baker, August 10 2015
Re: Aging in Place Fred-List manager, August 11 2015
- Re: Aging in Place Susan Adams, August 11 2015
- Re: Aging in Place ï»¿Sue Ellen Hiers, August 11 2015
- Re: Aging in Place Kathryn McCamant, August 9 2015
- Re: Aging in Place Fred-List manager, August 14 2015
Results generated by Tiger Technologies Web hosting using MHonArc.