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DISABILITY SCOOP: Apartments Pair People With Developmental Disabilities, Older Adults

2019-10-02
By: SD Network
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A new housing development in Minnesota is intended to help people with disabilities mingle with others outside of their own group.  Bethesda, a Watertown, Wis.,-based nonprofit, is building the $18 million, 52-unit complex of apartments and townhouses for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and people 55 and older.  People will live independently in their own apartments, but mingle in common areas to socialize, take classes, exercise and practice yoga.

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