Health Care Emerges as
a Popular Amenity
By Scott Kauffman
America’s aging population is increasingly livinghealthierandlonger.Consequently, this booming population of retirees is no longer content just living out their
golden years in some sedated age-restricted golf
course community in the Sun Belt.
Of course, golf is still a popular pastime
for many baby boomers, a segment of society
retiring at an estimated rate of 10,000 per
day. But a growing number of these 46 million
boomers are seeking more active-adult lifestyles
and places where they can still “live, play, and
work” to the fullest extent possible.
So how are these dynamics a;ecting home-
buying choices when it comes time to purchasing
that dream retirement home or second home?
And more importantly, what are real estate
developers doing to address these changing