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An age-old question: Planning for an ageing population

Words: Angela Moore
Ageing population

Young planners are vital in influencing the planning system to provide for the elderly, and maybe they should see it as a case of enlightened self-interest as unless it is begun soon the opportunity could be lost, says Angela Moore

The UK’s seaside towns, with their promise of sunshine, fresh sea air and a relaxed atmosphere, have traditionally been a hotspot for the retired, particularly on the South Coast of England, which for many years has been a magnet for the elderly.

In the 1970s and 1980s, when retired Britons began to gather and settle in seaside towns, they did so because they associated them with family.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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