NY Times: “The New Gray Areas”
“According to the United States Census Bureau, 9 out of 10 Americans over 60, or 41.5 million people, stayed in the same home or in the same county between 1995 and 2000.”
This article includes a map showing which metro areas of the U.S. had the fastest growth in the “pre-senior” population fro 1990-2005–considered a key factor in determining where the senior population will grow the most, as boomers “age in place.”
What are the implications of “graying in place” for library services in your community, including potential challenges and rewards?
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