We hope this series is a unique opportunity for you to broaden and add depth to your understanding of aging and realize the growing scale and importance of our regional network of advocates, researchers, innovators, and practitioners.
Boulder County is experiencing an unprecedented change in its population: the proportion of older adults residents (people age 60 and older) is greater and growing faster than ever before. Between 2020 and 2050, the county’s overall population increase is projected to be 33%. Compare that against the older adult population increase of 58% and the 80+ population increase of 244%. We are aging.
This rapid growth is presenting new challenges and opportunities across society – in how we get around, in what we buy, in how we plan for the future, and in how we manage growing older. The better we can understand how to prepare and meet the increasing needs of older adults and those caring for and offering solutions to older adults, the better off we will all be.
Thank you for joining us for the Age Well Series.
Your friends at the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging