The Rising Cost of Aging in Place

NORCs, in financial squeeze, push Albany for more funding.  Gary Altman’s parents moved into Hillman Housing in Co-op Village on the Lower East Side in 1955, when they were newlyweds. Altman, one of four siblings, still lives in Co-op Village and is now president of its East River co-op board. Altman’s mother, age 87, is also still living there in her own apartment. She’s self-sufficient and an active member of a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community, or NORC, a program that provides health, housing and social services so that elderly residents can remain in their own apartments.    Read the article…………