Abundant Life Of Perrysburg As A Senior Housing Facility Essay

1475 Words Nov 27th, 2016 6 Pages
Abundant Life of Perrysburg is a senior housing facility established in 1977 by Zoar Lutheran Church and is funded by HUD (Housing and Urban Development). Over the past several years Liz Brown, the manager, has been working diligently to update the facilities to make them more accessible to various disabilities that her elderly residents may have. Liz Brown and her staff eagerly make accommodations for each resident and in the best interest of the whole building through using the principles of universal design. Although numerous changes have been made for better accessibility, Abundant Life is still working on creating a fully accessible building. Initially, the parking lot was extremely accommodating to the residents who still drive. The parking spaces were extra large to assist in getting in and out of cars easily. Also, the parking spaces were all located near a door, so excessively long walks to and from cars is not an issue. As for residents who no longer drive, Abundant Life has it’s very own bus. The bus is available for weekly trips to grocery stores, monthly lunch outings, and supplementary events offered by the office. Also, the bus is always available on days of voting to transport the residents to and from voting locations. Unfortunately, the bus is not fully accessible. It does not have a lift for those who are wheelchair bound. However, for those who use wheelchairs, but can still get around without one, special railings were installed to help with getting…

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