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Urbanism and senior living – Aging in place

Senior living facility in Bend, Oregon

“Aging in place” is often presented as the gold standard of accommodation for senior citizens. I agree, although I suspect that my definition of “place” differs from most. Not surprisingly, urbanism plays a role in my thinking. An example can help illuminate.I once served on the board for […]

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Urbanism and senior living – Part 1: Reviewing the issue

Venetian plaza

Early in the history of this blog, I wrote about some key steps on my path to becoming an urbanist. One of those stories was about urbanism and senior living. I’ve pulled up the story, dusted it off, and tidied up its syntax. I offer it again below:

An urbanism insight came […]