Aspen Valley Foundation http://aspenpublicradio.org en One Initiative Remains For Struggling Non-Profit: A Retirement Community http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/one-initiative-remains-struggling-non-profit-retirement-community <p></p><p>The non-profit Aspen Valley Foundation is all but obsolete except for one remaining initiative: a retirement facility in Basalt. The Foundation this year, ran out of money for the grants it traditionally awards local non profits. But, members of the Foundation’s board say they’re committed to moving forward a so-called continuing care retirement community. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen&nbsp;reports.</p><p></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 20129 at http://aspenpublicradio.org One Initiative Remains For Struggling Non-Profit: A Retirement Community As Aspen Ages, Community Leaders Look for Housing Solutions http://aspenpublicradio.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://aspenpublicradio.org As Aspen Ages, Community Leaders Look for Housing Solutions