Initiators Of Innovative Small Village For Seniors To Hold First Public Meetings

Monday, October 28, 2013

Initiators Of Innovative Small Village For Seniors will hold its first public meetings on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 3 p.m. at 1109 Hanover Street in North Chattanooga and Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at The Flying Squirrel café, 29 Johnson Street. It is directly behind Niedlov’s Bakery, one block off East Main at Rossville Avenue.  The initiators of this innovative retirement community invite individuals and couples age 55 plus to an information session about the concept and plans for a small  independent senior housing project.   

Sue Reynolds, one of the initiators, said, “Still in the planning phase, we seek creative seniors who are looking for mutual support and privacy in a non-institutional setting of a single facility. We anticipate building six small apartments and large common spaces in a location within the Chattanooga urban area.”  

Jeanne Bille, another initiator, said that this newly conceived development “is fundamentally different from other retirement establishments in that it will be owned and operated by the residents themselves.” 

Applicants must be able to buy in with the equivalent of the price of an average middle class home, according to another initiator, Dr. Charles Hughes.  To talk with one of the initiators, call Dr. Charles Hughes at 622-2232.


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