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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Here's your future

Posted By on 03.25.08 at 03:19 PM

There is a new cafe society in Chicago’s Norwood Park neighborhood, one of three storefront hubs for the elderly here — a sleek meld of Starbucks, Bally’s and Elderhostel — that have become models for reinvigorating America’s senior centers.

The New York Times profiles local non-profit Mather Lifeways, which runs storefront senior centers designed to be less, um, like senior centers.

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