June 10, 2000

Housing America's Seniors

Joint Center for Housing Studies

Breakthroughs in medicine and improved lifelong health are changing the way people in their 60s and 70s look at their housing choices, while greater financial resources and access to information are enabling many of them to choose the living arrangement that suits them best. Over the next decade, further increases in longevity will gradually add another five million to the ranks of the elderly. But as the first members of the baby-boom generation reach 65, growth in the number of seniors will surge…

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