Aging with a Walkscore (Breakout Session)

Presented by Grace Kim, Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing | Schemata Workshop

Session Description

Afraid of losing your freedom along with your driver's license? Worried about isolation and loneliness? How can you plan for success when aging in place?
Living in an urban environment close to grocery stores, neighborhood retail, hospitals, church, and other daily needs is an easy way to maintain a high quality of life without relying on others for transport.
Learn the benefits of urban living from founder of Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing, a 9-home community in a dense urban neighborhood of Seattle.
What is Walkscore? It’s an online rating system that describes the walkability/vibrancy of a location. Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing has a walkscore of 98 (out of 100).

About the Presenter/s

Grace Kim is an architect and founding principal of Schemata Workshop. Grace is an internationally recognized expert in cohousing with a focus on Common House Design. She is a frequent presenter at senior housing and affordable housing conferences. She has written a design guide for cohousing common spaces and has visited over 80 cohousing communities.