The rich are different from you and me — they live a lot longer
September 11, 2019, 11:17 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
Billy Joel said 'only the good die young.' He was wrong. The poor and the middle class do, too.
More millennials are moving in with their boomer parents
September 3, 2019, 10:57 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
Building codes and zoning bylaws should make it easier for more people to do it.
Walking while old is killing a lot more pedestrians than walking while distracted
August 28, 2019, 10:08 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
There are all kinds of distracted and compromised people in our roads. Some of them cannot help it.
Baby boomers are going to face another problem: The baby bust
August 27, 2019, 6:42 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
As Maine goes, so goes the the rest of the country.
Infotainment systems in cars are distractions for all, but even more so for older drivers
August 5, 2019, 12:18 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
This is a design problem, not an aging problem, and it should be fixed.
Millennials want houses, but they don't want what boomers are selling
July 30, 2019, 6:30 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
There's an 'imbalance in the housing market' — young buyers want modern designs, open plans and walkable communities.
When it comes to aging in place, self-driving cars won't save us
July 22, 2019, 4:16 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
A new study finds that older people react a lot more slowly when they take the wheel.
Older people aren't rocking in chairs, so why do we still treat them that way?
July 15, 2019, 1:37 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
New 'Manifesto' says it's time we fight back against ageism.
Progressive baby boomers are fighting housing and transportation progress
July 8, 2019, 4:22 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
It's remarkable how attitudes change when the issue is in your own backyard.