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The 2019 National Cohousing Conference in Portland, Oregon was a huge success. For information about future conferences visit the CohoUS website and subscribe to the newsletter. You can view and download a souvenir PDF with photos and more info about the conference.
Saturday, June 1 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Age-friendly is human friendly - Design for successful aging within cohousing

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Is your new or existing community ready for aging members?
We will discuss how cohousing design (and other senior housing models) can support aging members, so that they can stay engaged as challenges increase.
We will also dive into architectural details that eliminate barriers and prevent segregation and isolation.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Fitch

Laura Fitch

Principal Architect, Fitch Architecture & Community Design
Laura Fitch is a founding principal of Fitch Architecture & Community Design in Amherst, Massachusetts and a 24-year resident of Pioneer Valley Cohousing.  Fitch specializes in energy-efficient building design for homes, commercial properties, and smart growth communities.   She... Read More →
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Ruth Neeman

LWDA
Ruth Neeman is a registered architect with more than 30 years of experience in planning, design and research focusing exclusively on environments that enable elders and support independence and aging with dignity.Her project experience includes new construction and renovations of... Read More →



Saturday June 1, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
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