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Designing for the Next Gen of Senior Living
Designing for the Next Gen of Senior Living

Why some senior communities are taking hints from residential and hospitality design to stay ahead of the curve.

There’s really no other way to say it: We, as a society, are getting older. According to the data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC), as of 2010, approximately 6 percent of the U.S. population—approximately 19 million people—were aged 75 years or older…

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