Roughly 55 million people in the U.S. are 65 or older, which comes to of the population. Between the 2000 and 2010 census, the 65+ age group increased by 15.1% — notably greater than the 9.7% growth rate attributed to the broader population.
As people get older, key questions around living arrangements inevitably arise — should they move to a multi-residence retirement home, or perhaps move in with family? But a by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) indicates that 87% of adults aged 65+ would prefer to “,” that is, live in their own home and community independently, regardless of their age, income, or abilities.
Against this backdrop, is setting out to help homeowners in their later years connect with others in their