2013 Annual Award Winner-Student Project Award
Awarded to Aging with Our Communities- An Aging-in-Place Plan for Montgomery
County, Temple University Graduate and Undergraduate Planning Studio
Temple University undergraduate and graduate planning students culminated a year-long academic focus on aging communities by preparing a plan for Montgomery County. The plan goal was to help seniors age in place. The plan is thorough and thoughtful, and includes specific recommendations for retrofitting single-family homes, accommodating accessory homes, making roads safer, and avoiding fraud. It presents a concept plan for clustered senior housing and identifies gaps in senior services. And it presents its own senior population projections down to the Census Tract level.