North Carolina’s Aging Services Plan: Are We on Track? Aging Research Winter 2015

  “We’re the Taptations with white hair / We’d rather dance than rock in a rockin’ chair!” Today, 20 percent of our population in North Carolina is 60 years old or older, with the number expected to rise by 58.3 percent by the year 2033. Even more significant is the 102 percent increase in individuals between the ages of 75 and 84 expected during the same period.1 Policymakers and state administrators have been focused on the unique challenges related to North Carolina’s growing senior population for some time.… Full story »