The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments hosted a public meeting Feb. 23 at Library 21c to collect feedback on drafted strategies for land use and development issues. A year ago the PPACG began a Joint Land Use Study, gathering research and forming working groups to analyze the interaction between local...
By the year 2030, 20 percent of the nation’s population will be age 65 or older. That translates to a slew of societal impacts, including the rapid growth of an enormous and highly desirable consumer demographic. In March, Colorado Springs received the Age-Friendly City designation from AARP Colorado and the World Health Organization. Inspired by […]
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Meeting the needs of older people will increasingly become a priority for businesses. According to the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado, the senior market is growing — 155 Coloradans turn 65 every day. As of 2015, 12.4 percent of residents of the Pikes Peak region were 65 or older,...