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New approaches needed to house an aging population-3427

New approaches needed to house an aging population

Professionals in the active-aging industry are well aware of the challenge of providing services for people who are 75 years and older as well as for the baby boom generation. A new report predicts that governments and private organizations will need to make changes to accommodate the varied needs of the aging population.

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Apartments best performers in age-qualified real estate-3382

Apartments best performers in age-qualified real estate

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Just as we thought, neighborhoods influence well-being-3330

Just as we thought, neighborhoods influence well-being

Earlier this year, the results of the I’DGO studies in Europe (ICAA Research Review [12]17 May 2012) confirmed that neighborhood features and walkable access to local shops, services and green spaces doubled an older person’s chances of achieving recommended levels of ‘healthy walking,’ improved their level and range of activities, and increased feelings of life satisfaction.

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Traffic lights timed too fast for older pedestrians-3272

Traffic lights timed too fast for older pedestrians

To go outdoors for enjoyment, errands or physical activity, people often need to cross a street. In the United Kingdom, green lights require pedestrians to cross at a speed above 1.2 meters (3.9 feet) per second.

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Age-restricted multifamily housing units increasing-3260

Age-restricted multifamily housing units increasing

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Features that attract older adults who plan to move-3236

Features that attract older adults who plan to move

In a report linking together multiple research sources, the newly formed Demand Institute predicts that the US housing market will begin an upswing. Growth will be centered in rental properties, suggest the authors, despite people’s desire for home ownership. Within the projections are details relevant to those who plan housing for older adults.

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