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What Planners Need to Know About Aging for Comprehensive Plans

Julia Wolfe, planning specialist for the Ramsey County Public Health, lays out some suggestions to plan for aging population.
December 22, 2017, 2pm PST | tgraham
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An aging population will be one of the most important changes affecting communities over the next decades. By 2030, nearly 20 percent of the population in the Twin Cities Metro will be over age 65. Addressing that shift and the societal impacts through comprehensive planning can create environments that work better for everyone. Planners need to know that: Planning for the change in demographics provides an opportunity to create communities that are functional for all residents.

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Published on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in PlanIt - Metropolitan Council
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