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Life As A Senior: Independent Living, Continuing Education And City Planning

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The last of the Baby Boomers turn 50 this year. By 2030 one out of every five people in the U.S. will be 65-plus. These are people not content to sit in a rocker on the front porch. They want to live independently for as long as possible, experience and learn new things, and have communities that help them stay active and engaged.
On this edition of Up to Date, Steve Kraske leads a discussion about what elders today look for in their existence and the creative approaches they are finding to answer the challenges and meet the goals of life as a senior.


Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.