Local and National experts will compare and contrast: Villages, NORCs and Age-friendly Initiatives
Local and national experts will compare and contrast:: Villages, Age-friendly Initiaties, and Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORC) Support Programs.
Topics will include how they work; who they serve; strengths and weaknesses; funding issues; and their impact on aging services and neighborhoods.
The 2012 Lawton Award will be presented to Fredda Vladeck, founding director of the first Naturally Occurring Retirement Community supportive service program (NORC) in 1986. She is now Director of the Aging in Place Initiative of the United Hospital Fund, in New York.
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