It’s totally unsurprising that The Golden Girls would be coined as trendsetters. After all, those four women had enough fazzazzle to keep a six-year-old entertained! Today they are being recognized by a growing number of Boomers, who like The Golden Girls, are saving money and living happily ever after with other people who share similar values in shared residencies.
Along the housing spectrum are other age-friendly practices to consider, like Universal Design, if we want to age in place. Have you ever tried to get around in a wheelchair? Or open a door with full hands? Our environments can be major obstacles to our ability to do things we need to do. Any efforts to help us get around with ease and promote our mobility are good for people at any age.