Before I became a blogger, I worked as a planner for the state of Washington.
When I read that the American Planning Association would be holding its national convention in Seattle, I signed up.
I wanted to see what planners are saying about preparing for the huge numbers of baby boomers, now ages 51 to 69, who are retiring.
Here’s what planners had to offer on boomer issues at the recent conference:
Aging in place vs. long-term care in institutions
Planners are big supporters of aging in place, and it’s something they can impact through plans and zoning.