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Aging in Place

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A new report highlights inequalities in accessibility and affordability.
Harvard Center for Joint Housing Studies
November 5, 2020, 9am PST
Subtle design interventions can facilitate safe navigation in urban environments for people with cognitive abilities effected by dementia.
Greater Greater Washington
November 5, 2020, 7am PST
To rent or to buy? A study from AARP and the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University weights the cost and benefits of each scenario for Americans 65 and older.
yahoo! Finance
October 9, 2020, 6am PDT
Manchester researchers are part of a network of European cities collaborating on strategies to support the aging population in cities worldwide.
City Monitor
May 26, 2020, 9am PDT
Age segregation has contributed to the tragic outbreaks of Covid-19 in nursing homes all over the country, but racial data adds another layer of tragic consequences of the pandemic.
The New York Times
April 26, 2020, 5am PDT
Older generations have increasingly segregated over the past century-plus of U.S. history, and the pandemic is only one more example of why that's a problem for young and old.
Bloomberg Opinion
November 14, 2019, 5am PST
Eight experts produce a "manifesto for a new suburbia."
Curbed
November 4, 2019, 6am PST
Aging in place means fewer homes for young homebuyers, according to a new report by Redfin.
Redfin
October 30, 2019, 6am PDT
Many cities aren't planning and designing for their aging residents, despite a world full of examples to model from, according to a new report from the Milliken Institute.
Smart Cities Dive
July 3, 2019, 10am PDT
Nursing homes are closing in large numbers in rural communities as a result of a confluence of market pressures.
MPR News
May 28, 2019, 5am PDT
A feature article in Marketwatch describes a future for retirement communities that look more like WeWork than the golf course-adjacent exurban communities of the 20th century.
Marketwatch
May 23, 2019, 11am PDT
Beyond adding more housing to the market, fourplexes could bring a lot more federally mandated wheelchair accessibility to Portland.
Sightline
May 1, 2019, 1pm PDT
For homeowners at risk of losing their home due to a medical crisis, divorce, or unexpected repair costs, City of Lakes Community Land Trust has been able to keep them in place by bringing their home into the land trust.
Shelterforce Magazine
December 9, 2018, 5am PST
A Jimmy Buffet-branded 55-plus community in Daytona, Florida is wildly popular. The New York Times Magazine gained early access and ponders its deeper significance.
The New York Times Magazine
November 21, 2018, 8am PST
Less dense communities provide specific challenges in providing services to residents in need of extra care. More seniors living in suburban and rural communities will require new and scalable solutions.
Route Fifty
October 16, 2018, 2pm PDT
You can pay off the mortgage, but you can never leave.
The New York Times
May 31, 2018, 9am PDT
Peter Rogerson crunches the numbers on 50 years of demographic shifts.
CityLab
February 13, 2018, 12pm PST
Projections show the under 20 population shrinking in Cleveland while the over 65 population grows.
Cleveland Plain Dealer
January 15, 2018, 9am PST
In a region where most people “age in place,” facilities offering services and socialization give primary caregivers a much-needed break.
The Texas Observer
December 12, 2017, 7am PST
A new platform called Nesterly provides housing solutions for people on either side of the age demographic spectrum.
Fast Company Co.Design