Putting a Youthful Spin on 55-Plus Communities
Forget age restrictions — new retirement developments are ‘ageless’
Panelists called this new trend “inter-generationalism,” and provided a couple of examples.In California’s Orange County, there’s Rancho Mission Viejo, a 23,000-acre ranch with agricultural and grazing lands, a habitat sanctuary and most recently, a new village, Sendero. Amenities in Sendero include parks, a marketplace, trails, recreational facilities and a farm and community garden. A portion of the homes there are for buyers of any age, but there’s also a gated community specifically for the 55-and-older set.