This is a selection of housing links that are living models that meet needs in new ways that may be useful as we create new ways of living for our retirees and our people with developmental disabilities.
This is the successful intergenerational community model that has inspired the E.N.C., Inc. that has brought seniors together with families adopting children who have experienced foster care
Treehouse Community Videos
Treehouse has been the inspiration for how to build and nurture an autism informed community. Their model brought seniors together with families adopting children who have experienced foster care and have demonstrated outstanding outcomes for the concept. It is an example of an “Intentional Community” where people moving in and living there value one another and are there to support one another. Many of the seniors have taken the Massachusetts Foster Parent Training making the community a “Trauma Informed Community.” We expect to go a step further to an “Autism Informed” community>