Well, apparently I can...somewhere down the line. There's an entirely new category of Active Over 55 housing out there that are built on or adjoining college campuses. In conjunction with that houses, participating universities are developing programs just for seniors who either want to pursue their degree or just want to learn for the sake of learning. And one's at Ithaca! Though the southern climes are also calling to me at University of Florida is a possibility too. I could be a senior Gator down the line!
The Osher Lifelong Learning Center is one of the organizations spearheading this movement. . To read more about the new trend in senior housing, please see this link. From that link, here are some of the institutions currently participating:
Anderson University, Anderson, IN. University Village Condominiums. Independent living.
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. The Academy Village. 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