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Older Adults and Aging


The changing demographics and exponential growth in the older adult population will have a widespread impact on our health care system, social services and supports, housing, economy, workforce, and communities.

Wilder Research studies support systems and their capacity to meet the needs of Minnesota’s growing population of older adults. We also explore funding sources and priorities, and what older adults, caregivers, service providers, and aging experts say about current and future needs.


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About 16% of Minnesota's population are older adults age 65+.

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