Ideal retirement home has few stairs, no mowing
BY JEFF OSTROWSKI
The Palm Beach Post
As Baby Boomers age, the notion of a retirement home is set to change.
So says Norman Cohen, an Atlanta-area builder and head of the National Association of Home Builders 50+ Housing Council. Boomers want few stairs, big master bedrooms and community fitness centers. And here’s what they don’t want: Lawn mowers, weed trimmers, paint brushes, ladders and any other tools they’d use for house projects.