A New Kind Of Retirement Home

As the senior population grows, a niche market is thriving for a new kind of retirement facility.
July 1, 2003, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Long unknown in East Asia, where centuries of tradition dictate that children care for their parents until death, retirement homes have become part of the American experience for a generation of aging immigrants...In response, a new type of retirement home has emerged that allows elderly Asian immigrants to hold on to some of their culture as they make their final adjustment to Western society...As the senior population becomes more diverse, housing experts say, retirement facilities targeting a specific culture will be a growing niche market."

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Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2003 in The Washington Post
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