Cultural Changes Wrought By Aging in the ‘Burbs

According to a Washington Post story, If Baby Boomers Stay in Suburbia, Analysts Predict Cultural Shift, the suburbs are already experiencing a huge cultural transition as their populations age. Many locations are already making substantial program and infrastructure changes as they prepare for what will be a wave of graying residents (sometimes referred to as a gray tsunami).

The June 28, 2011 article, by Carol Morello, features an eye-opening graph depicting, by location, the increasing numbers of over-65 residents. Most communities, the article points out, are behind in addressing the issues that result from the increasing numbers of seniors.

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