Category: GENERATION WATCH

Economic Growth

Boomers Key to Economic Growth

Most of what we read about economic and the aging population focuses on the economic imbalance of the smaller younger work-force supporting an …

Challenges of Aging in Place

Challenges of Aging In Place

1) Enter and exit of the home At least one no-step entry with canopy/awning for protection Walkway path with …

home

Building a New Home For All Life Stages

This video is one of the best I have seen that provides an introduction to everything you might want …

Senior Villages

‘Senior villages’ offer new ways to age in place

“Senior Villages” are rapidly gaining traction as an essential component of aging in place. They are organizations which arise …

Adaptable house by Henning Larsen Architects (Photo: Jesper Ray/Realdania Byg)

The Adaptable House from Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects

There are many examples of pre-fab and house incorporating elements of universal design to accommodate aging in place. The “Adaptable …

single family home

One Roof, Many Generations: Redefining The Single-Family Home

It’s becoming increasingly common to have multiple generations of a single family under one roof. While the exact reasons …

Old Women

House Sharing for Boomer Women Who Would Rather Not Live Alone

The time was right for the three 50-something women to pool their resources and buy a house together. Louise Machinist, …

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10 Best American Cities for Growing Older

Here are ten cities that are attracting boomers for retirement. Recent statistics are contradictory as to whether there is real change …