Innovators like Joel Landau and others are converting under-utilized buildings in Brooklyn, Manhattan and elsewhere into senior care facilities. This comes at a time when Baby Boomers (who account for over a quarter of the U.S. population) are reaching retirement age. But for Mr. Landau, caring for the elderly has a more personal meaning, when as a teenager, he provided care to his ailing grandfather with linguistic and dietary needs. What began more than two decades ago has played a key role in shaping his vision of how healthcare and the environment can enhance the quality of life for Baby Boomers.
Thanks to advances in medicine and technology, we’re living longer than ever, which is why many aging adults and their children are working together to plan ahead for the future. Continue reading “Elder Care”