Aging

A new study from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University and the AARP Foundation has produced a pile of data on the country's aging population and its implications for housing and planning policy.
Sep 3, 2014   Harvard University Gazette
What do three-pack-a-day smoking habits, triple-decker cheese burgers and sprawl have in common? They all offer immediate gratification and deferred consequences. But now the bill's coming due. Ben Brown lays out some ways to face the music.
Jan 17, 2013   PlaceShakers
A new report from the <em>Brookings Institution</em> tracks where populations are aging in America, and which parts are experiencing booms in young populations.
Jul 1, 2011   Brookings Institute
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows how population growth increases greenhouse gas emissions. More importantly, two demographic factors shape the increase, urbanization and aging -with opposite effects.
Oct 25, 2010   BBC News - Science & Environment
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
A survey of Baby Boomers finds an increasing willingness to move after retirement, and the new tipping point for "old age".
Feb 5, 2010   Builder
Meeting the needs of aging residents has been a challenge for many cities. Some suburban communities are pioneering the conversion to an elder-friendly layout.
Sep 22, 2009   The Wall Street Journal
Unable to sell their homes, thousands of aging seniors throughout the U.S. who would have moved to assisted or independent living or retirement communities are staying put - in homes they would love to leave but are financially tied to.
Nov 25, 2008   The New York Times
<p>A recent survey of the planning profession in the United Kingdom has found that there likely won't be enough young planners to replaces the aging planners approaching retirement.</p>
May 7, 2008   The Architects' Journal