What’s better for old people: city or suburb?Posted: June 11, 2012
By Marlys Harris
Published: June 11, 2012
Which environment is friendlier to the elderly: city or suburb?
That wasn’t the question directly addressed by “What’s Next? Boomer Generation Housing,” a recent seminar sponsored by the Urban Land Institute Minnesota, a group of public and private movers and shakers who work on community improvement strategies. But listening to researchers and policy-makers expound on issues facing the giant generation born between 1946 and 1964 had to make you wonder.