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Adapting Homes to Allow Seniors to Age in Place

Image:  Darryl Brooks/Shutterstock.com
Image: Darryl Brooks/Shutterstock.com

In less than 20 years, according to a new Harvard study, one in three U.S. households will be headed by someone 65 or older. The number of households headed by those 80-plus will more than double. And in survey after survey, people say they want to stay in their homes when they age. But are their homes fit for the challenges of aging?  We'll discuss efforts to adapt homes in Northeast Ohio and the role of design and technology. 

Dick Russ, Vice President, North Coast Community Homes 
Mary Namy, Resident, North Coast Community Homes 
Cornelia C. Hodgson, Architect, Designer 

 

North Coast Community Homes website

North Coast Accessible Homes

Empowered By Design web page

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 

Calfee Building

1405 East Sixth Street 

Cleveland

4-7pm