Apr 18, 2018

04/18/2018: Senior living in style

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(U.S. Edition) Tax Day has changed thanks to some frozen software. After its website crashed, the IRS decided to give people a one-day extension on filing their tax returns. On today's show, we'll give some context surrounding the issue, which…

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To keep up with an aging generation, experts say senior living is being viewed more as hospitality

Apr 18, 2018
The baby boomer generation is changing the way we think about senior living.
Marilyn Oliver (far left), 89, attends barre class with other Avanti Senior Living residents, in Houston.
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(U.S. Edition) Tax Day has changed thanks to some frozen software. After its website crashed, the IRS decided to give people a one-day extension on filing their tax returns. On today’s show, we’ll give some context surrounding the issue, which may have to do with the agency’s shrinking budget. Afterwards, we’ll look at what the selection of Cuba’s new president could mean for the country’s future, and then we’ll talk about how baby boomers are reshaping “senior living.” Think sophisticated sensors and restaurant-style dining. 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC