Florida’s senior population is projected to rise by 90 percent over the next 20 years. By 2030, residents over age 55 will constitute 26 percent of the state’s population. This increase, in concert with the nationwide surge of this age group, opens up increasing opportunities for new active adult communities . . . and, as outlined below, creative potential for revitalizing large numbers of aging retirement communities in Florida as well as other Sunbelt states.