Examples of collegiate-affiliated retirement communities already built:

Anderson University, Anderson, IN. University Village Condominiums. Independent living.

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Altura. Independent living.

University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR. College Square. Independent living.

Ithaca College, NY, Longview, Residential living.

Lasell College, Newton, MA. Lasell Village. CCRC.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. University Commons. Independent living.

Notre Dame, Sound Bend, IN. Holy Cross Village. Independent living, but plans to build nursing care facility.

University of Florida, Oak Hammock, Retirement community.

Penn State University, State College, PA. The Village at Penn State. CCRC.

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Oak Hammock. CCRC.

The Forest at Duke, Durham, NC. CCRC.

Various communities developed by Kendal Corporation. All are Continuing Care Retirement Communities. For further descriptions see www.kendal.org.

Rivers Run is an active adult community being developed by Living Communities, LLC and is affiliated with the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. 152 units on 38 acres. http://www.riversrunliving.com/

The University of Georgia is building an 800-home golf community on 1,200 acres. www.thegeorgiaclub.com

News Articles:

Items with and asterisk (*) mention Campus Continuum.

Abby Ellin, Finding Communities That Connect and Nurture the Like-Minded, nytimes.com, December 26, 2014.

*Lifelong Learning: College Town Retirement Living, Ally Bank, community.ally.com, September 13, 2014.

Linda P. Fried, Making Age Positive, theatlantic.com, June 1, 2014.

Ellen Rolfes, Why boomers are retiring to college, pbs.org, April 29, 2014

Constance Gustke, Going Back to School, Without the Pressure, nytimes.com, April 4, 2014

Don Worthington, Rock Hill names master developer for Knowledge Park project, heraldonline.com, September 3, 2013

Peter Fabris, 8 trends shaping today’s senior housing, BDCnetwork.com, January 3, 2013

*Jeff Anderson, Senior Housing Goes Back to School, AssistedLiving.com, November 30, 2012.

*Janet Kidd Stewart, Seniors on campus not your typical co-eds, Chicago Tribune, October 19, 2012.

*Ann McClure, Retirement Communities Revisited, University Business Magazine (universitybusiness.com), September 25, 2012.

*Winthrop University and Rock Hill, SC Studying Concept of Residences for Active Adult Life-Long Learners, International City/County Management Association, ICMA.org, September 17, 2012

*Ken Elkins, Winthrop, Rock Hill consider senior housing project, Charlotte Business Journal, August 21, 2012

*Victor Luckerson, How Retirees Can Help a College Town thrive, Time Magazine, August 22, 2012

*Andy Sedlak, Senior citizens attracted to campus settings, Middletown Journal, September 26, 2011

Ryan Owens, "Retirees Move on Campus and Into Blogsphere," ABC News, July 2, 2008

*Jean Marie Angelo, "Baby Boomers, Back to Campus," University Business, February 2008

*"Survey Shows: 55+ Residence Concept Is Catching On," theMatureMarket.com, September 2007

*Berdar, Rebecca, "Area colleges, universities build retirement communities," Altoona Mirror, June 17, 2007

*Lackey, Jaime, "Creating Communities for Life-Long Learners." REBusiness Online, April 2007

Finder, Alan, "Rural Colleges Seek New Edge and Urbanize." New York Times, February 7, 2007

Susan Bain Bellak, "Back to School - Baby Boomers Turn Golden Years into Learning Years," New England Condominium, August 2006

*"Are Boomers Eager to Relive Their College Days?" Nation's Building News, July 3, 2006

Editorial. "Senior Housing on Campus Would Benefit All." Mankato Free Press, December 2005

*Thomas, Dylan. "Gustavus Eyes a Different Senior Class." Mankato Free Press, November 2005

*Associated Press. "Alumni return to college towns for retirement." MSNBC.com, March 17, 2005.

*Brown, Nell Porter. "Back to School. The Joy and Rigors of Living Near an Academic Environment." Harvard Magazine. January-February 2005.

Powell, Robert. "Colleges Construct Housing For Elderly." Washington Post, June 19, 2004

Deibel, Mary. “In Retirement, Many Return to Campus Life.” KnoxNews. October 29, 2003.

Baby Boomers Worried About Money for Retirement.” The Senior Journal. June 18, 2003.

Tate, Ryan. “Stanford’s New Senior Class.” San Francisco Business Times. June 13, 2003.

Sanoff, Alvin. “Phi Beta Gramma: College Retirement Villages Mix Granddads and Undergrads.” Modern Maturity Magazine. December 11, 2002.

Studies and Reports:

"Great Expectations: Boomers and the Future of Volunteering." Volunteermatch.org, 2006

"Reinventing Aging: Baby Boomers and Civic Engagement." Harvard School of Public Health - MetLife Foundation Initiative on Retirement and Civic Engagement, 2004

Recasting Retirement: New Perspectives on Aging and Civic Engagement.” Civic Ventures. March, 2002.


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