Amenities: design features to ensure successful aging in place include an intercom system at the entrance, a supportive services room for both private consultations with CDS Services Coordinator (and, as ex., blood pressure screenings), and trail access to North Ponds Park, to use the Park for recreation (i.e. taking grandchildren to the park’s playground, or fishing in the park’s ponds). Common laundry rooms are available on both floors. There is a multi-purpose room with kitchen, storage area and a lounge/library.
Completion Date: 2012
Funding Sources: Federal low-income housing tax credits, County HOME funds, NYS Housing Trust Fund, HUD 202 funds, Private equity.
Target Populations: Combination of those 55+ years of age, which have developmental disabilities, and/or the frail elderly.
Client: CDS Monarch, Inc.