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Getting to Know You
What is your connection to the project site?

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We want to create community-focused programming as part of this development. What programs do you think would benefit the community?

Some senior housing developments have eating together programs so that is an idea and include people with disabilities and families. Creating a space for exercise and meditation both outdoor and inside... Read more...

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What comments, questions, or suggestions do you have about this project?

I live in Columbia and am very interested for my son, who is on the autism spectrum, to apply for a residence. Is there a date when you will accept applications? What is the eligibility criteria?

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How else do you think we can help support seniors and individuals with disabilities with this development?

Have a resident assistant (not landlord) who is trained to work with residents if they have questions or issues (personal, work, life).

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We want to create community-focused programming as part of this development. What programs do you think would benefit the community?

Walk ability to stores and restaurants. Arts programming including a community theatre and art gallery space. Public transit hub. Community space for meetings and gatherings.

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What comments, questions, or suggestions do you have about this project?

I hope this project helps my son with autism to live independently after I died. Thank you for this great project.

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What comments, questions, or suggestions do you have about this project?

I think it might be useful to try and get in touch with the Dept. of Transportation (or whomever is responsible for Freetown Rd) to see if that slip lane is necessary? In terms of safe walkability, a slip... Read more...

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How else do you think we can help support seniors and individuals with disabilities with this development?

Perhaps developing network with associated services: e.g. Office on Aging, Social Security, Senior Centers, etc. to provide information, referral and possibly direct services.

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How else do you think we can help support seniors and individuals with disabilities with this development?

Improve public transportation to and from this site.

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How can we honor the history and character of the neighborhood as part of this project?

Preserve as many trees and natural habitat as you can.

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What comments, questions, or suggestions do you have about this project?

I would like you to be transparent about how you determine who becomes a resident in the 19 units set aside for people with disabilities.

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What comments, questions, or suggestions do you have about this project?

I think affordable housing for those with disabilities, especially autism, in a mixed community, is a wonderful idea! I'm waiting to find out how one gets on the waiting list

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We want to create community-focused programming as part of this development. What programs do you think would benefit the community?

A recreation center with board games, card games, craft supplies, and similar activities.

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We want to create community-focused programming as part of this development. What programs do you think would benefit the community?

Frequent meetings of local organisations assisting people with disabilities either virtually or in person at Evergreen. Also frequent inspection by an organisation such as Joint Commission to ensure high... Read more...

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How can we honor the history and character of the neighborhood as part of this project?

Name a pond or something within the complex after a person who has done a lot for the disabled or even a James Rouse fountain. This sounds like his dream coming to life. Affordable housing for all.

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How else do you think we can help support seniors and individuals with disabilities with this development?

Hope there are options for in home support staff care - for those with disabilities who need daily support and supervision, while living in the supported community

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