IRVINE, CA—Easy access and private caregiver space are some of the features coming out of today’s senior-living communities, Manny Gonzalez, a principal with KTGY Group Inc. tells These features are not reminiscent of senior living from decades gone by.

As reported exclusively last week, with more than 10,000 people a day turning 65, the Baby-Boomer generation’s preferences are significantly impacting design and development of senior housing, Gonzalez told us. By 2030, when all of this generation’s members have turned 65, 18% of the nation’s population will be at least that age, the Pew Research Center projects.

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