Boomers Flock to Niche Retirement Communities

Retirement communities aren’t just geared6516226823_44c5b6a980 toward golfers and pool loungers anymore. Niche retirement communities are on the rise, says Andrew Carle, the founding director of George Mason University’s Senior Housing Administration, a management program for retirement facilities. “Retirees want more choices,” Carle explains. “When you have 78 million baby boomers, they have a lot of expectations with retirement.”

For my first story for U.S. News & World Report, I examined this trend and highlighted eight of these specialized retirement communities. Click here to read the story and click here for the related slideshow.

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