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Municipalities Should Help their Residents to “Age in Place”

access_time Posted on: November 11th, 2018

Article by: Timothy Bupp, Esquire We are growing older — surprise! — not only individually, but also as a county.  York Countians today are living longer, fuller lives.  Our average life expectancy today is 79 years, as compared to 49 in 1900.  Today more than 38% of York Countians are over age 50, and 16% are 65 or older.  The number of county residents age 85+ is expected to triple in the next twenty years.  While our senior population continues to age, suitable housing options for older York Countians is not keeping up.  Not only is currently-available housing inadequate for… read more »