Architects Dream Up Truly Inviting Housing Options for Aging Population

Architects Dream Up Truly Inviting Housing Options for Aging Population

By Kelly Vencill Sanchez
New advancements in aging-in-place strategies provide a positive outlook for the long term.

Like many in the United States who are keeping tabs on the estimated 76 million baby boomers who have already begun reaching retirement, Los Angeles architect John Dutton worries that the coming demographic shift could catch the U.S. napping. "It seems clear that we’re woefully underprepared for our increasingly aging population," Dutton says. "The models we have for housing are completely inadequate in design and temperament for this population."

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