At-Home Aging Is Easier in Pedestrian-Friendly CommunitiesPosted: March 1, 2012
By Rebecca VanderMeulen
Published: March 1, 2012
Living alone can be isolating, so Mary Dee Heim of Avalon tries to get out every day for a walk on the streets of her town north of Pittsburgh. She heads to the adjacent community of Bellevue, where residents can shop for groceries, pick up prescriptions and check out library books without buckling a seat belt.