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Aging at Home: Use of Community Based Supports : Authored by Kerry Wiley and Ron Byrne

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An Aging Population

Adults over the age of 85 are becoming the fastest growing population sector.[i]  According to the U.S. Census Bureau projections, the aging population will more than double by the year 2050, to 80 million.   At that time approximately 1 in 5 Americans will be “elderly”. The majority of this growth will occur between 2010 and 2030.  Literature has shown that Aging and disability are linked.   Current estimates indicate that 52.6% of people over age 75 have disabilities. [ii] 

Posted by Kerry Mar 21, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment