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Designing Senior Living Facilities A Challenging Task

“Aging in place” is a concept that allows seniors to live safely and comfortably at home as they age.

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Nursing Homes, Senior Centers Find Bullying Has No Age Limit

The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became breeding grounds for gossip and cruelty.

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Over 55 Housing In Demand As Baby Boomers Age

As McHenry County gets grayer, developers are responding by building age-restricted communities for those older than 55, even as other segments of the housing market lag.

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Partners Edwin Fisher, 85, and Patrick Mizelle, 64, moved to Rose Villa in Portland, Oregon, from from Georgia about three years ago. Fisher and Mizelle worried residents of senior living communities in Georgia wouldn’t accept their gay lifestyle. (Anna Gorman/KHN)

Gay in old age, and staying out of the closet

Patrick Mizelle and Edwin Fisher, who have been together for 37 years, were planning to grow old in their home state of Georgia.

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Finding love through speed dating

Fireworks are rare for those who date during their so-called golden years, especially for women, who significantly outnumber their male counterparts.

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June a missed opportunity for release of housing bond funds

By Amy Gallant MAINE — Today across Maine, thousands of older, vulnerable Mainers, many of whom have been kept in limbo for years, continue to wait for a home they can afford. Despite passage last November by an overwhelming majority of Maine voters, the Senior Housing Bonds have yet to be released. With approval from […]

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