Building Age Friendly Cities (RV-11051AW)

Start Date
05/26/2018
End Date
05/26/2020
Description
Baby boomers are aging. This three-hour interactive course examines the connection between elderly population’s specific needs and the design of their cities, with inclusion of requirements for disabled elderly through the intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This course will also cover the most common redesigns for infrastructure and development patterns adapting cities that design professionals should consider to meet the needs of the disabled elderly.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Housing & Community Design
Residential Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
3.0
Learning Outcomes
•Describe how the built environment can support independence and promote good health of an aging population
•List the key rising demands of an aging population including: social services, healthcare and public housing
•Describe how to avoid socially isolating older citizens, by focusing on creating accessible and socially appealing cities
•Explain the importance of the inclusion of ADA requirements in design for elderly
•List new infrastructure and development patterns to meet the needs of an aging population.
Instructors
Rumanda Young
Website Registration
Course Codes
RV-11051AW
Provider
RedVector.com, LLC


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