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Aging in place – it takes a village | Prime Living

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Last updated 3/19/2021 at 11:16am

As the social worker for the Edmonds Waterfront Center, I am frequently asked about assistance for household chores or rides to medical appointments. According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to nearly double from 52 million in 2018 to 95 million by 2060. Not only is our population aging, but how we live is also changing.

Over the years, there has been a shift in the proximity to where families live to each other. In the past it was common for generations of families to live not only in the same town, but perhaps in the same househ...

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