TRENDING: Single Baby Boomers Sharing Housing

December 4, 2013

AAR Explores the Golden Girl Boomer Syndrome

In a segment on the NBC’s Today Show on November 26, Jane Pauley reported on three women who have been living together for nine years, and how they have redefined the meaning of “home sweet home.” Click  Here to watch the video segment or paste

U.S. Census figures show one in three baby boomers are single, and most of those are women. As Boomers move through retirement, shared housing becomes an option available to anyone, regardless of age or gender. In the article “Shared Housing Could Improve the Retirement Prospects of Single Baby Boomers” (, U.S. Census data from 2000 to 2010 shows the number of nonfamily households increased by 16%, twice the rate of growth of family households with more than 1 million single women 45 and older live with a roommate who isn’t a relative. Read More.

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