New York City's population of older adults is growing quickly—by 2030, 300,000 more residents over the age of 65 will live in NYC than its current population of one million. But providing adequate housing for older residents is not yet a priority.
Apr 30, 2014 New York Times
Americans are living longer and changing the demographic profiles of our cities in the process. Planners are just beginning to understand how our streets and systems must adapt to accommodate this trend.
Jun 12, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
<em>The Economist</em> looks at the generational gap that is hampering efforts to rebuild tsunami-stricken communities in Japan, as the elderly favor restoring what was lost as soon as possible, and the young seek sustainable revitalization.
Aug 6, 2012 The Economist
As aging populations grow, more cities and design organizations are looking at how to make streets safer for older residents.
May 25, 2011 NPR
Americans are getting older. But are cities responding to the needs of their older residents?
Apr 24, 2011 Governing
About a quarter of the counties in the U.S. are seeing more deaths per year than births, according to census data.
Feb 26, 2011 ABC
Struggling Rust Belt cities could be the smart move for retirees, according to this article.
Feb 2, 2011 Reuters
Most of rural America is getting older. But not all of it.
Jul 27, 2010 The Daily Yonder
America is aging. 'By 2030, nearly 1 in 5 Americans will be 65 or older.' This aging population has significant clout. Nearly one third of the population is over 50, and they control half the country's discretionary spending.
Jul 23, 2010 The Infrastructurist
As New York City's population grows older, the city is developing age-friendly districts. The districts will include improvements from grocery discounts to more time to cross busy intersections.
Jul 21, 2010 The New York Times