September 25th, 2020
My daughter Emma has some special needs. So when she tried out for her middle-school track team I was wary.
October 22nd, 2019
Anyone who has, or loves someone with, a disability understands the critical issue of loneliness. With a social life that is often structured, roommates pre-determined and minimum wage caregivers who come and go, there may be little opportunity for people with disabilities to find spontaneous and meaningful human interaction.
September 26th, 2019
Some say Luna Azul is a bad idea because the homes there are too expensive for adults with disabilities. I disagree.
September 9th, 2019
Jon Krueger is Luna Azul's community assistant director -- though he suggests a better title would be full-time neighbor. After talking with him, you're convinced he's the one who'll be teaching the Macarena at the next neighborhood party -- even if he has to learn it first!
June 20th, 2019
Having first conceived of Luna Azul some six years ago, it is enormously gratifying to now be meeting the residents and families who are also claiming this community as their own, and who will soon become friends and neighbors to my daughter. Indeed, building a community for Emma was my chief motivation -- not so much building a house.
May 29th, 2019
It's a surprise to many that Luna Azul, for all its focus on accommodating those with disabilities, provides no personal care for residents. Leaving it to resident families to choose and orchestrate what care is needed may seem at first an easy sidestep for a thorny issue.
On Tuesday, May 7, a surprisingly cool and damp day for the desert southwest, some 100 people headed to Luna Azul, for a first look at what we’ve promised. Parents arrived with their adult children or loved ones in mind or alongside to check out the cottages and clubhouse that together create the nation’s first for-sale community for adults with special needs.
April 18th, 2019
On May 7, we are opening the doors for any and all to drop by and see what we’re building here! From 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM, visitors are welcome to tour our neighborhood, meet our developer, visit with other Luna Azul families and learn more about what makes Luna Azul the special community we envision.
From summer camp to college dorm and that first apartment after graduation, many of us have roommate memories – good, bad, funny and dreadful.
March 29th, 2019
With 25 years in developmental disabilities, Matthews brings a vast network and valuable expertise. At Luna Azul, we’re building more than homes.
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Luna Azul is America’s first for sale residential community for adults with disabilities. Located in North Phoenix, Arizona, Luna Azul is an intimate "pocket neighborhood" developed by Mark Roth of ECC Management, LLC.
This is not an offer to sell, nor a solicitation of an offer to buy, to residents of any state or province in which registration or other legal requirements have not ben fulfilled. Void where prohibited by law. All plans, amenities, availability, completion dates, prices, improvements and incentives are subject to change without notice. All measurements are approximate. Sales and Marketing by LaunchPAD Sales and Marketing Group/Launch Real Estate.
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