News for June 2023

Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Sanderson Place Affordable Senior Housing Celebrates Its Grand Opening: LifePath Provides Resident Support

On Friday, May 19, community members gathered on the back deck at 120 North Main Street in Sunderland to celebrate the grand opening of Sanderson Place, an affordable housing community.  Standing in front of a backdrop of a beautiful, wind-blown field and trees, Gina Govoni, Executive Director of the Franklin County Regional Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) and Rural Development, Inc., said, “It’s so nice to see this building occupied after it was just green grass and hay bales. We are truly grateful to everyone who has helped us get to this moment today.  It takes a village to make a development project like Sanderson Place happen.”

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Posted on Monday, June 5, 2023

Senior Housing a Big Need, And Perhaps an Easier Sell

A growing number of people in Franklin County are considered senior citizens, and most say they want to spend the rest of their lives in a place that they know and love. Aging in place, as this is called, can be especially challenging in rural communities where the impairments of age make it harder to live independently – or affordably.

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