Best Practices & Case Studies

Universal Design and Visitability

Publication date: 
December, 2014
Source(s): 
Indiana Philanthropy Alliance

Traditional home design practices have built barriers to aging in place into much of our housing supply. These structural barriers prevent older adults, as well as people of any age who have disabilities, from leading independent lives; visiting friends, relatives, and neighbors; and participating fully in their communities. This brief explores two approaches to design that incorporate accessibility features.

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