Survey: People 50+ Want to Live Where They Live
September 12, 2018
Livable Communities Newsletter
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With more than 200 articles and photographs featuring inspiring programs, people, places and community solutions from throughout the United States, the third edition in our annual series looks at how communities
of all sizes are becoming more livable for people of all ages — often helped by the Experienced Class.
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And the Survey Says …
It’s been true in the past and — according to the 2018 AARP Home and Community Preferences Survey — it’s true today. The majority of people age 50 and over have no desire to leave where they live.
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Yes, You Are Receiving More Robocalls
— State governments are trying to silence spam calls. One of the problems in doing so is that many, if not most, of the calls are coming from overseas.
Empty Bedrooms Inspire a Home Sharing Solution
— Every third house, apartment or condo in Sarasota County, Florida, is occupied by a person who lives alone. In almost 60 percent of the households, the solo resident is age 65 or older.
Look Who’s Gathering the Garbage
— Tong-wielding “trash runners” are sprinting through the streets in Shanghai. Feathered fliers in a French theme park are picking up after people.
The New York Times
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