Communities unprepared for upcoming ‘silver tsunami’
A little more than a decade ago, the 60-or-older population hadn’t topped 25 percent in a single Ohio county. But the big kid in the demographic pool is revving up for a cannonball.
Just eight years from now, researchers say, half of the state’s 88 counties will hit that mark. In some areas, the number of residents older than age 60 will be closer to 33 percent.
Article quotes population and levy research done by Scripps Gerontology Center.