Continuing Care Retirement Community http://kajx.org en Mountain Edition - November 14th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/mountain-edition-november-14th-2013 <p>Energy planners gathered in Carbondale this week to compare notes and strategize about funding.</p><p>The Town of Basalt approves a home for senior citizens. Now, there’s an effort underway to recruit residents.</p><p>Snowmass Village takes a stab at cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The town has some of the highest per capita in the nation.</p><p>An independent study finds the Roaring Fork Valley’s mass transit system means big savings for residents.</p><p>We find out whether Lance Armstrong had anything to do with death threats against the national agency to prevent doping.</p><p>We’ll wrap up with the latest from our Road to Sochi series. Olympic hopeful Meg Olenick aims to be one of the first compete in a sport new to the winter games.</p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:28:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Rob St. Mary 10286 at http://kajx.org Mountain Edition - November 14th, 2013 Construction Could Start on Facility for Seniors in 2015 http://kajx.org/post/construction-could-start-facility-seniors-2015 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now that the Basalt Town Board has green-lighted a </span><a href="http://kajx.org/post/aspen-ages-community-leaders-look-housing-solutions" style="line-height: 1.5;">senior housing facility</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, marketing efforts to reach area seniors will ramp up. The non-profit behind the Continuing Care Retirement Community wants to start building in 2015. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:25:01 +0000 Marci Krivonen 10279 at http://kajx.org Construction Could Start on Facility for Seniors in 2015 As Aspen Ages, Community Leaders Look for Housing Solutions http://kajx.org/post/aspen-ages-community-leaders-look-housing-solutions <p></p><p>A clearer picture is emerging of a senior living community in Basalt. Last month, the organizers of the massive project presented detailed plans to Basalt’s Town Council. The senior campus would include multiple buildings on 18 acres just down the road from the local high school.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Organizers say such a development is badly needed in an area where the senior age demographic is expected to skyrocket in coming years. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:13:53 +0000 Marci Krivonen 4177 at http://kajx.org As Aspen Ages, Community Leaders Look for Housing Solutions