Aging in Place Forum: Learn about the Urban Village Concept

The Waverly Hills Civic Association is hosting an Aging in Place Forum in Arlington at Washington-Lee High School on Wednesday, October 23, 7:30 pm. The Forum will feature a panel of experts who will discuss cutting-edge thinking on neighbors helping neighbors and government helping seniors to remain in their homes or neighborhoods as they age. Topics include the concept of developing and operating a ‘village’ or neighborhood framework of support by Carol Paquette, the Co-Chair of the Arlington Neighborhood Villages Project and Gail Kohn, the former head of the successfully operating Capitol Hill Village. Mary Roleau, the Executive Director of the Alliance for Housing Solutions, will present affordable housing options and financing for seniors and Joan McDermott, the Chairperson of the Arlington Commission on Aging, will present their supportive activities. The Forum is free of charge and all are welcome.

Washington-Lee High School is located at 1301 N Stafford Street Arlington VA 22201. It is handicap-accessible and walking distance from the Virginia Square Metro.