Aging baby boomers strained in cities built for the young

Saturday, July 9, 2011 | 9:53 p.m. CDT; updated 10:53 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 9, 2011

Editor's note: This is the first in a joint AP-APME project over the coming months looking at the aging baby boomers.

NEW YORK — America's cities are beginning to grapple with a fact of life: People are getting old fast, and they're doing it in communities designed for the sprightly.