RedVector RV-11051AW

Building Age Friendly Cities

Building Age Friendly Cities

3 hrs. Online Course

Level: Fundamental

Item#: RV-11051AW

SME: Rumanda Young, Ph.D.

Average Rating

4 9
Baby boomers are aging. This three-hour interactive course examines the connection between elderly population’s specific needs and the design of their cities, with inclusion of requirements for disabled elderly through the intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This course will also cover the most common redesign elements for infrastructure, and the development patterns that cities are adapting that design professionals should consider to meet the needs of the disabled elderly.
Course Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe how the built environment can support independence and promote good health of an aging population
  • List the key rising demands of an aging population including: social services, healthcare and public housing
  • Describe how to avoid socially isolating older citizens, by focusing on creating accessible and socially appealing cities
  • Explain the importance of the inclusion of ADA requirements in design for elderly
  • List new infrastructure and development patterns to meet the needs of an aging population
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Rumanda Young, Ph.D.
Rumanda Young, Ph.D. Photo
Dr. Young is a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA) in the state of Texas and a Certified Planner (AICP).  She holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture (BLA) from the University of Arkansas, a master’s degree in city and regional planning (MCRP) with environmental planning emphasis from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Ph.D. in urban planning and public policy. Dr. Young also spent time abroad in Cheltenham, England at the University of Gloucestershire focusing on sustainable development practices, environmental planning, and resource management.

Dr. Young has eight years of private practice experience, six of which working with the firm Carter & Burgess, Inc. She was involved in a variety of work including a wide range of park and recreational planning and design projects. Landscape Architectural experience ranges from preparation of detail site design plans, inventory and analysis documents, park, recreation and open space master plans, city-wide comprehensive plans, interpretive prospectus documents, construction document preparation, and preparation of grant applications and rezoning applications for cities throughout Texas, Louisiana, North Carolina and Oklahoma.

Dr. Young currently works as a Military Master Planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the Planning, Environmental, and Regulatory Branch.  Dr. Young is involved in a variety of work including a wide range of military planning, programming, and design projects. Project Management experience ranges from installation design guides to campus master plans. Projects also focus on the impacts of development on human health and the environment, and improvements through better siting, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of military projects.

Dr. Young is also an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, School of Architecture.  She teaches master’s level landscape architecture design studio course(s).

 

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AK - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
AK - Engineer (Health, Safety & Welfare - ,)
AK - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
AL - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
AL - Engineer (General - ,)
AL - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
AR - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
AR - Engineer (General - ,)
AR - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
CO - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
CT - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
DC - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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DE - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
DE - Engineer (General - ,)
DE - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
FL - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
IA - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
IA - Engineer (General - ,)
IA - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
ID - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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IL - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
IN - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
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KY - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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KY - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
LA - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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MN - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
MO - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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MO - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
MS - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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NE - Engineer (General)
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NE - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2020)
NH - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
NH - Engineer (General - ,)
NH - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2020)
NJ - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
NM - Engineer (General - ,)
NM - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2020)
NV - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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NY - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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NY - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
OH - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
OH - Engineer (General - ,)
OH - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
OK - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
OK - Engineer (General - ,)
OK - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
OR - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
OR - Engineer (General - ,)
OR - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
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PA - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2020)
PR - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
PR - Engineer (General - ,)
PR - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
RI - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
SC - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
SC - Engineer (General - ,)
SC - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
SD - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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TN - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
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TN - Engineer (General, Health, Safety & Welfare)
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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UT - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
VA - Architect (General - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
VA - Engineer (General - ,)
VA - Landscape Architect (General - Approved LA CES-2020)
VT - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
VT - Engineer (General - ,)
WA - Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - AIA Reg RV2070-2022)
Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
WA - Landscape Architect (Health, Safety & Welfare - Approved LA CES-2020)
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Accreditation: AIA Registered Provider J315
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American Institute of Certified Planners/American Planning Association - AICP - Certified Planners (General - 9163050)
American Society of Civil Engineers - ASCE - American Academy of Water Resources Engineer (AAWRE) (General)
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Course Reviews (9)
send me her contact to deliver a workshop to our city commission & bldg
By (Architect) on Dec, 31, 2018
send me her contact to deliver a workshop to our city commission & bldg. dept
I liked this course
By (Engineer, Professional Organization) on Feb, 03, 2019
I liked this course. In particular, there were no large file photos or other items to slow down the viewing
Great and interesting course for all ages
By (Engineer) on Mar, 22, 2019
Great and interesting course for all ages
good content
By (Landscape Architect) on Oct, 03, 2019
good content. I just wish she would stop saying, "like I said"
I have an octogenarian father-in-law and I felt his needs and desires were addressed in the material
By (Engineer) on Nov, 18, 2019
I have an octogenarian father-in-law and I felt his needs and desires were addressed in the material.
Positive Points - speaker was clear in topics discussed
By (Engineer) on Feb, 21, 2019
Positive Points - speaker was clear in topics discussed. Final Exam reasonable Negatives - course too long. Some redundancy of topics, Connection to videos was some time inaccessible. Organization could be better.
Pretty basic stuff
By on Dec, 06, 2018
Pretty basic stuff.
I was glad to have the printed transcript since the web version moved very slowly
By (Architect) on Dec, 30, 2018
I was glad to have the printed transcript since the web version moved very slowly.
THIS COURSE IS EXTREMELY POOR
By (Architect) on Dec, 02, 2018
THIS COURSE IS EXTREMELY POOR. I SINCERELY HOPE THAT OTHER RED VECTOR CLIENTS ARE ALERTED AS TO HOW TOTALLY WORTHLESS THIS COURSE IS.