As recently as January, the Economist noted that 2020 marks the ‘decade of the old,’ acknowledging that the impact of the baby boom — those born between 1946 and 1965 — is finally being felt around the world, as healthcare professionals, policy makers and marketing practitioners alike come to grips with the long-awaited ‘grey tsunami.’
In Canada, at least, the current generation of seniors also see themselves as productive members of society, and reject the idea that they are a
special interest group. The size of this demographic bulge explains in part
why bookstore shelves are bending under the weight of a glut of books that
relentlessly stress the positive benefits of aging.
This article from June 29, 2020 by the Globe and Mail provides excellent insights and resources for cohousing members and non-members