No-step entries and shower stalls, wide hallways and doorways and lever door handles (no knobs) are some of the features of a new apartment community that will allow residents to age in place as their abilities change.

Leasing has begun at Hawthorne Commons at 4050 Hawthorne Lane in Dublin. It’s a project of Columbus-based Treplus Communities, which was founded in 2012 specializing on apartment projects for active Baby Boomers. Here’s its website.

There will be 86 units arranged around a commons…