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MN2020 - VIDEO: Keeping Long-term Care a Priority
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VIDEO: Keeping Long-term Care a Priority

May 05, 2011 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

Some call it an “age wave,” others a "baby boom tsunami." Whatever your title, the impending implications of an aging adult population should be taken seriously.

By 2020, seniors will out number school-aged children in Minnesota. By 2030, the first baby boomers will turn 85.  Instead of meeting this populations' complex and growing needs in a sustainable manner, many conservative policymakers believe the answer lies in cutting robust safety nets and turning senior health services over to the unfettered will of the free market.  

 

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