Who is working on the challenges of the aging population with I/DD?

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    Shannon Doty
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    Let us be known! What kind of work are you doing or planning on doing? Please share! Let’s connect!

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    Desiree Kameka
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    As seniors with autism and I/DD age, their impairments may increase and the onset of dementia can force a move. Even if someone has lived semi-independently for years, moving to a group home or non-disability specific nursing facility may become their only option. Several service providers have realized how the change of environment, staff, and moving away from long-term roommates who can not visit regularly and may be the only family one has left as significantly impact those they serve. The following are a few service providers who have ventured out and created solutions so they could continue to serve and keep their clients as close to their community as possible: Marbridge Community, Brookwood Community, New Vista, and Noah Homes.

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