Fear no more the heat o’ th’ sun,
Nor the furious winter’s rages,
Thou thy wordly task hast done,
Home art gone and ta’en thy wages.
Golden lads and girls all must,
As chimney sweepers, come to dust.
Economizing is important to retirees living on fixed incomes — even those in more affluent areas — but so is preserving the planet for their grandkids.
Senior communities are going green to appeal to the graying set. "There is an ever-increasing awareness among seniors," says Charles Brewer, president and CEO of Senior Quality Lifestyles Corp., a non-profit that built and operates Iburg's development and other upper-end retirement communities throughout Texas.