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AARP North Carolina Offers Webinar on ADUs for Aging in Place


An AARP study finds that 77 percent of Americans 50 and older want to age in place, and home became central to people’s lives during the pandemic. Meanwhile, the average age of the population is rising and affordable housing can be hard to find. 

Accessory dwelling units (ADUs), small housing spaces attached to or on the lot of an existing home, offer a solution. 

AARP has a webinar and a step-by-step guide for those considering an ADU. The structures can keep families together and provide easy access for many of the state’s 1.3 million family caregivers. AARP is also advocating for state and local regulations to make it easier to build an ADU, as part of its initiative to create livable communities for people of all ages.

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