Join us for our annual conversation about the best summer books for kids and young adults.
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.
- Louis Tenenbaum Independent Living Strategist
- Margery Austin Turner Director, Center on Metropolitan Housing and Communities, Urban Institute
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