The Baby Boomer generation is changing the landscape of America’s suburbs. As the first generation of people to be born and raised in what we now call “Suburbia,” census statistics show most Boomers have no intent on moving elsewhere as they age. This poses some unique challenges for local governments as they are beginning to see their voter demographics shift from young families to older individuals with different needs and concerns. Changes are being made to accommodate the shift, such as new pedestrian walk signals providing countdowns, new police forces focused on senior safety and local university classes on coping with retirement.

Read more about this shift in this article.