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The Sharing Economy is Coming for your Retirement

2Life CEO Amy Schectman tells MarketWatch why our aging in community model is the template for the senior housing of the future.

A group of older adults toasting to life!

Amy Schectman, chief executive officer at 2Life Communities, which serves the housing needs of about 1,500 mostly low-income seniors in the Boston area, says 'aging in community' is more important [than aging in place]. That’s because isolation is a serious health danger. It’s a bigger threat than obesity and smoking, and can double the rate of dementia, she says.

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