Leckey Forum 2014: Aging in Our Neighborhoods

Aging in Our Neighborhoods:Options for Low- and Moderate-Income Seniors

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00new sponsor blockBy 2020, one in five Arlingtonians will be 60 or older.  A very large proportion of Arlington seniors want to age in their community. Four panels addressed resources, policy issues, and the challenges to Arlington's readiness.

Link to the program with speaker bios.

Link to each presenter's slides and data from blue titles below.

Link to video of each panel via YouTube through the red panel titles below.*

Demographics and Readiness

Housing an Aging Population---Janet Viveiros, Center for Housing Policy/National Housing Conference**

Senior Demographics---Elizabeth Rodgers, Arlington County Center for Urban Design and Research

Programs and Pilots

Housing and Service Options---Terri Lynch, former Director, Arlington Agency on Aging

Supporting Aging in the Community: National Village Movement---Candace Baldwin, Director of Strategy, Capital Impact Partners

Bricks and Mortar

Slide 1 Working To Develop Affordable Senior Residences ---Steve Rubin, Senior Project Manager, Harkins Builders

small scale multifamily homeAccommodating Seniors in Single Family Neighborhoods ---Justin Falango, Arlington County Center for Urban Design and Research

Slide 1Accommodating Seniors in Mixed Use Communities---Michael Foster, Principal and Founder, MTFA Architecture


Implementation Challenges

Obstacles of Accessibility and Zoning---Hunter Moore, Senior Operations Director, Culpepper Garden

Challenges in Developing Hunters Park---Walter Webdale, President and CEO, AHC Inc.

Age-Friendly Communities: How Do We Get There?---Mary Rouleau, Executive Director, Alliance for Housing Solutions


*Special thanks to Arlington Independent Media for recording the event and editing for AIM (Ch 69 on Comcast, Ch 38 on Verizon, rotating on Tue and Wed a.m.) and YouTube.

**Additional references from the Center for Housing Policy---

Housing an Aging Population: Are We Prepared?

Aging in Every Place: Supportive Service Programs for High and Low Density Communities