Retirees Choosing 'Traditional Neighborhood Developments'

There is a growing preference of retirees for "traditional neighborhood developments" which are intended to resemble actual "traditional neighborhoods" in many ways.
June 4, 2004, 5am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The Monitor discovers that many older people are choosing to retire not to residential facilities, but instead to newly developed neighborhoods that feature intergenerational diversity, encourage walking, promote sociability with houses near the street and front porches, foster independence by being walkable, and promote safety because people circulate in the neighborhood. The article relies primarily on examples and quotes from developers and retirees and does not quantify the extent or demographics of the phenomenon.

Thanks to Miles Hochstein

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Published on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 in The Christian Science Monitor
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