The population is aging nation-wide, and New York State is no exception. 3.2 million New Yorkers (nearly one in six), are aged 65 and older, and the older adult population is growing faster than any other group in the state. This issue brief explains what it means to “age in place” and how New York State is responding to the large increase in older adults state wide.
New York State, aging, older adults
Gerontology | Regional Sociology
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The author thanks Dr. Shannon Monnat and the Lerner Center research team for inputs and edits on earlier versions of this brief.
Pendergrast, Claire, "New York State’s Population is Aging: Will Communities Be Ready?" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 79.
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