Aging boomers in the Bluegrass look close to home for latest senior living options

Ashtongrove Senior Living

The increasing ranks of aging baby boomers in Central Kentucky have spurred a surge in senior living facilities across Lexington in recent years.

The Bluegrass area’s senior population age 60 and older is expected to increase roughly 30 percent in the decade between 2015 and 2025, according to projections from the Kentucky State Data Center. As this expanding swell of seniors and their families evaluate their current and future needs for more care, many are seeking living arrangements that will provide added comfort and convenience while still keeping them close to the communities they call home. Multiple new and expanded developments set to come online in the next year are hoping to answer that call, reflecting a broadening landscape of local senior living alternatives.

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