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Making Room for Seniors

2014-05-01, Department, by Travis Smith, Ph.D.

 Park and recreation agencies should keep an eye on demographics data for America’s growing population of seniors.Seniors are going to take over your agency. Well, not quite — but you’re going to see more of them in your parks and facilities.  

The 39.6 million seniors (those over age 65) in the United States currently comprise 12.9 percent of the population. By 2030, ....

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