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Cities Adjusted to Attract the Elderly
Melissa Lafsky reports that "major cities, like New York, are looking for ways to make themselves more elder-friendly, in the hopes that a larger percentage of the elderly demographic will choose to spend their retirement, and their retirement dollars, living there."
"Efforts include everything from budgeting more public funds for elder-assistance to catering public transit to older people to lengthening the 'walk' times at crosswalks." While New York has traditionally been thought of as "a friendly place for seniors," other cities will increasingly cater to older populations as well.