The ratio of caregivers to those who need help will decline by half as Colorado's elderly population increases, according to AARP.
Colorado has one of the fastest growing populations of people 65 and older and that means large numbers of people retiring from jobs and more demand for many services.
Seniors who run several times a week burn about the same energy walking as a 20-year-old.
After a new mandatory reporting law went into effect this summer, state officials have investigated around 1600 suspected crimes against older adults.
Singing is a very common part of childhood for many, but far fewer people carry the practice into late adulthood.
The “senior tsunami” is set to stretch the state’s social safety net, raising questions about who will care for a greying Colorado.
Colorado’s over 65 population keeps expanding steadily, adding more than 77,000 people.