In communities built only for the car, what happens when people can no longer drive? According to this new report, more than half are house-bound. And between the spread of auto-only development and the aging of Baby Boomers, the number is soaring.
Click here to download the Aging in Place Toolkit from the Community Housing Resource Center Atlanta and Atlanta Regional Commission (PDF)
Aging population means greater need for transit (Juneau Empire, April 20, 2004)
In Graying Suburbs, Anxiety Abounds; Health, Fiscal, Mobility Issues Worry Seniors, Elected Leaders (The Washington Post, December 29, 2003)