Our senior residents will continue to increase in number, and we as a community need to respect and accommodate our elders. Carlsbad is subject to California laws that requires so many affordable housing units be developed. By providing incentive for seniors it will help senior residents on fixed incomes and the community from problems often associated with low income housing. There also needs to be innovative measures to protect senior homeowners against California’s constant increase in the cost of living.
With higher risks associated with Covid. There will be a need for safe innovative ways to provide in home care, maintaining property, mobile aesthetics, personal shopping, technical support so they can stay in contact with friends and loved ones.
It is very important that regardless of what environment they are in they are safe and are not victims of abuse by caretakers or cohabitants.