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State Told to Plan for Increase in Senior Citizens

July 23, 2012

The Charleston Gazette — West Virginia lawmakers were told Monday to start planning now for a senior citizen population expected to add about 150,000 people by 2035, while the number of working-age adults declines. “This will have enormous implications for West Virginians,” said Renate Pore, health policy analyst for the Center for Budget and Policy. Read