Envision Better Aging: How Can Central Oregon Adapt to the Needs of an Aging Population? | Presentations + Exhibits | The Source Weekly - Bend, Oregon

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Envision Better Aging: How Can Central Oregon Adapt to the Needs of an Aging Population?

When: Thu., April 15, 12-1 p.m. 2021

The world’s population is aging at an unprecedented rate. In Central Oregon, the population of adults over the age of 65 is forecast to grow by 55% from 2016 to 2040. How can we create an age-friendly community? Think housing, transportation, life-long learning, intergenerational workforce and inclusive social connection. Who are the older people in our midst? What roles can our local cities and nonprofits take in facilitating an age friendly region? What can individuals do to prepare for better aging? Tune in to learn about growing older better in Central Oregon.

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