New York City is a dynamic environment, not one typically associated with an aging population. Yet almost 1.5 million people over 65 live in the Big Apple, a number projected to reach 2 million by 2040. One way NYC is gearing up to respond to this demographic change is by recognizing that housing in the city will need to adapt. Building owners in NYC have just received guidelines written by a team of architects on how to make their properties more age-friendly, including better lighting, slip resistant steps and changes in apartment hardware. By retrofitting existing housing, buildings can be more accessible for seniors at a moderate cost. To better understand how NYC is leading the way as an age-friendly environment (and perhaps get ideas to retrofit your own space), Read Here.