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How will the coming explosion of retiring Baby Boomers affect Chicago?

$12 non-members
$7 CAF members
Lecture Hall @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Pensioners are not just causing financial problems for the city of Chicago. We are also underprepared for the social services and housing burden of our aging population. What can designers do to prepare for the largest American generation—Baby Boomers—to achieve their desire to stay active in their communities as they age?

  • Moderator: Jack Catlin, Architect, Founding Partner, LCM Architects
  • Peter Ellis, Principal, Cannon Design, Author of "How Boomers Will Shape the Future of Our Cities"
  • Susan F. King, Principal, Studio Leader Housing & Education Design Studio, Harley Ellis Devereaux
  • Shannon Guzman, Senior Policy Analyst, Aging in Place Livability Index, AARP
AIA Credit: 1 LU|HSW

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