Category Archives: Seniors

Form-based vs Use-based code Example 1

[We’re going to look at a circumstance in neighboring Antioch IL as an opportunity to learn why using the CORRECT “Code” for planning and building a village is so important!] If you’ve lived in this area for any amount of … Continue reading

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Own The Sidewalk

This post, written by Joe Nickol, co-founder of StreetSense.Org, stands on its own (we don’t normally post an ENTIRE piece by some else) as to the critical role that working sidewalks serve in municipalities of ALL sizes. As we complete the build-out of Round … Continue reading

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Getting Around Town – Bus

If you were (or wanted to be) “car-free”, how would YOU get around Round Lake Beach? Whether without a vehicle due to ethics or the economy…could you do so safely? Think of those who HAVE to be car-free, including our children, … Continue reading

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Webinar: Child and Age-friendly Communities (Fostering communities as if ALL people mattered)

Webinar: Child and Age-friendly Communities (Fostering communities as if all people  mattered) When: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CST Presenter: Mildred Warner , Lydia Morken , Dorian Block Host: American Planning Association, the Ohio Chapter Cost: Free … Continue reading

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The “Greying” of Round Lake Beach: Are we ready?

(More than 13 percent of the US population is over 65, and by 2030, that figure will be 20 percent. Many of those Baby Boomers plan to “Age In Place“, and many others will move… to smaller houses or multifamily … Continue reading

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