Aging in the Urban Built Environment

Elderly woman crossing city intersection.

Photo by Pietroizzo.

Baby boomers are starting to retire and with that comes the ¬†challenge of supporting their needs. When most of us think of our parents or grandparents aging, I’m guessing we picture them in a ¬†suburban home or, eventually perhaps, a care facility just down the road. What if, like many young people today migrating to cities, our elders instead choose to see their retirement years out in an urban center? Continue reading