Naturally occurring retirement communities are developing in the Washington region – and across the country. They’re growing as many seniors opt to remain in the homes and neighborhoods they’ve lived in for decades, even as developers market such places to newer and younger residents. Kojo chats with architect and urban planner Roger Lewis about the “NORC” phenomenon and how it’s shaping the face of the Washington region.

Guests

  • Roger Lewis Architect; Columnist, "Shaping the City," Washington Post; and Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Maryland College Park
  • John M. Thompson Executive Director, D.C. Office on Aging

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Are Body Cameras Changing Local Police Behaviors?

Monday, Oct 23 2017Police departments across the country are now requiring officers to wear body cameras. But a study released in the District of Columbia found that the camera requirement for officers in D.C. has had no significant effect on reducing complaints against officers or police use of force.

The Politics Hour – October 20, 2017

Friday, Oct 20 2017Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy discusses his efforts to address gang violence. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White joins us to recap the "grocery march" protesting food deserts east of the Anacostia River.