Monthly Archive: October, 2011

4sum micro communities – a new concept for senior living?

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4sum is the working name for an approach to senior living that we’ve been talking about for few weeks now, and would like to explore in more detail. It’s a concept that involves… Continue reading

Is New York elder-friendly? Jessica Lappin thinks so.

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This post is mostly about NYC Council Member Jessica Lappin, but first, some context. Having spent last week in the serene pastures of south Florida, coming back to this hustling, bustling city was… Continue reading

First Aging2.0 Meetup – visit to the AIA

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We’d like to get the Aging2.0 Meetup Group moving, so in the short term, we’ll propose to gather at the AIA meeting “Priorities for an Age-Friendly NYC” to be held Tuesday, 6pm at 536… Continue reading

Interview: Matthias Hollwich wants to start a revolution

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Matthias Hollwich is on a mission. The 40-year old Bavarian architect is focusing his considerable Teutonic energy to bring about nothing less than a ‘revolution’ in the aging experience. The founder of New York architect… Continue reading

Jet Set meet the Silver Set

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Photo: Eyal Fried [This post first appeared on the OpenInvo blog.] Today we began a research project with Fordcastle for the “silver set” as we are calling them — the fast growing over… Continue reading

We’re all Floridians now. First impressions from a week down south

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As climate change threatens to replace tepid summers with scorchers, and the proportion of the West’s population over 65 rises to one fifth within the next decade, many countries will arguably begin to… Continue reading

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