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Surfing the “Silver Tsunami”

The aging of our population, or ‘Silver Tsunami,’ as it’s often called, is not something in the future that requires preparation. That’s why it’s called a tsunami, a wave created by an earthquake. Ken Dychtwald was one of the first … Continue reading

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Building Strategies to Address the Silver Wave

Did you know that the fastest growing age cohort in the U.S. is adults aged 65 and older? Between 2000 and 2010, the percentage of the country’s population aged 65 and older grew by just over 15%, and is expected … Continue reading

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