aging in community

Aging in Community: City Planners Get on Board to Help Lead the Way

Posted on 05/2/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Public Policy InstituteWhere do you plan to retire? If you’re like a majority of Americans, you prefer to age in your current home, or at the very least, your community. A just-released survey by the AARP Public Policy Institute (PPI) shows nearly 9 in 10 people age 65 and older want to stay put as they age. Only 11 percent intend to move within the next three years. Most will age in a suburb, often with few transportation and housing options. These …