What Happened When My Small-Town, 50-Something Parents Moved to the City

My parents, who had spent much of their adult life in relatively rural and exurban landscapes, adapted quickly. […]

“Maybe after years in the exurbs or a small town you get tired of it. To be able to walk to three or four restaurants and two or three basic amenities like grocery stores instead of having to get in your car all the time. Well, that sounds pretty good to people.”