According to the Administration on Aging, the population of adults 65 and older is experiencing one of the biggest increases in history. Between 2010 and 2050 the number of seniors is expected to more than double. As a result, service providers are responding to this growing population by changing and adapting to their needs.
“Each day, more than 10,000 individuals hit the age of 65,” said Tim Hodge, Assisted Living Locators owner and eldercare advisor. “These baby boomers are redefining the face of senior living with their improved definition of life after retirement. They don’t want a “one-size” fits all solution.” “To meet the demands of this generation, we are seeing many senior living communities reinvent themselves by providing more modern features and amenities,” explained Hodge. He stated that some of the new trends in senior care are: