New York City’s Quest To Become A Better Place To Get Old

New York City’s Quest To Become A Better Place To Get Old

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The concept of aging in one’s own home contrasts sharply with the typical practice of moving older citizens to assisted living facilities or nursing homes when they get too old to keep up their house on their own. “We’ve created a bit of a warehouse model,” says Susan Wright, a principle architect at New York-based firm Gruzen Samton and a member of the New York American Institute of Architects, who helped create the guide. “That’s going to have to change with the baby boomers, who aren’t going to put up with that.”

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