Kojo looks back on the local impact of Dick Gregory, the legendary comedian and civil rights activist who adopted Washington as his home town.
When we move into the house of our dreams, most of us don’t think about how we’ll get around it when we’re older. Yet experts say many homes in our region are poorly adapted to the needs of a graying population. We look at a new report assessing the quality of housing for older residents and other people with special needs.
- Margery Austin Turner Director, Center on Metropolitan Housing and Communities, Urban Institute
- Louis Tenenbaum Independent Living Strategist
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