Journal of Futures Studies

EUTOPIA 75+: Exploratory Futures Scenarios for Baby Boomers’ Preferred Living Spaces

by David L. Wright, Laurie Buys, Desley Vine, Bo Xia, Martin Skitmore, Robin Drogemuller, Rosemary Kennedy & Mei Li

Abstract

Australia is experiencing the global phenomenon of an ageing population with the baby boomer generation starting to reach retirement age in large numbers. As a result, there is a growing need for appropriate accommodation and this will continue to grow for the foreseeable future. However, the needs of the fit, mobile and techno savvy baby boomers are likely to be far different from those of previous generations of older people, but are as yet unknown and unanticipated. (continue…)

 

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