Preparing for unprecedented senior population growth

Minnesota is aging, and quickly. Between 2015 and 2030, the North Star state is expected to see just under 9 percent population growth. However, in that same timeframe the senior population is expected to grow 56 percent! Roughly 85 percent of Minnesota counties will see an increase in their senior population while also seeing a…

Face Aging at the Capitol

  The 2017 Minnesota Legislative Session is now underway. In the coming months, you’ll hear how legislators plan to prepare for the needs of our rapidly growing senior population. A big part of the discussion at the Capitol will be about ways to recruit and retain dedicated professional caregivers. Minnesota will need another 25,000 professional…

50-plus age group generates $7.6 trillion in economic activity, AARP reports

AARP’s 2016 Longevity Economy study reveals the powerful impact of the nation’s 50-plus population. Generating $7.6 trillion in economic activity, a $500 billion increase from 2013, the 50-plus age group is dispelling myths on how aging affects the US economy. Those 50 and older are working and living longer, fueling economic growth past traditional retirement…