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NORC
 n.— «As a model for Wayland and Lincoln, BHV is an example of what had recently come to be called “naturally occurring retirement communities,” or “NORCs,” in areas in which a large segment of the residents are older adults. BHV charges a membership fee and provides its members with a number of services, some free, some not.» —“Plans evolving to allow for ‘aging in place’” by Susan L. Wagner Wicked Local Wayland (Framingham, Massachusetts) Feb. 19, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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