Being a child focused community does not mean those without young children are excluded
When people hear the pitch for a community-parenting-first community, they often assume it is only meant for and only appealing to parents with young kids. They might be surprised by the interest we have received from empty nesters.
When Malcolm was young, he frequently ran into an older woman who would sit on the bench at a park and engage with the kids who were out playing. As a kid he didn’t think much of it but as an adult he realizes she was lonely and looking for a sense of community, looking to fulfill a role that used to be normal in our communities for people at that age but one that had lost its relevance in a society of strangers.