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The number of older adults in Swampscott, Massachusetts, is about equal to the number of homes with school-age children. Both populations needed new facilities, but rather than compete for funds, the high school and the senior center joined forces. While the shared building was a very expensive project, "In hindsight, it was a bargain," says a city leader. "It's a civic asset and encourages other uses." Learn More »

Older adults, people of color and the poor are at risk where cars rule the road
Older adults, people of color and the poor are at risk where cars rule the road
Swampscott High School


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