55-Plus, and Working

New Census data foretells big shifts in how and where people live as they reach the latter stages of elongated work lives. Read more…

Where, and How, Today’s ‘Active Adult’ Buyers Want to Live

From Jimmy Buffet-themed communities to slightly more mainstream age-restricted enclaves, active adult communities today take many forms. That’s in part because the housing wish lists of those who live there are so varied. For developers of active adult communities,...

Boomers Leaving Suburbs for Fun in the City

Twenty years ago, it seemed everyone was moving out into the suburbs. And now, depending on who you talk to, everyone is moving back to the city. That’s especially true among baby boomers, those of us born between 1946 and 1964. Why? Read more at...

A New View of “AQ”

Boomers Pave the Way for New Approaches to 55+ Development by Helen Foster Ask baby boomers what they think about age-qualified (AQ), age-restricted or “active adult” communities, it’s still the super-sized sunbelt “senior islands” that come to mind. Amenity-laden and...
The Future of Ageless Living? Take “Age” out of it.

The Future of Ageless Living? Take “Age” out of it.

There are 86+ million Americans aged 55+ in America today.1 According to Nielsen, by 2018 more than 50% of the US population will be 50 years or older.2 These Americans are diverse and discerning, and as a result, builders and developers are acutely focused on them....