Legislature plans for state’s aging Boomers

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The number of Baby Boomers in Colorado — people 65 and older — is one of the fastest growing age groups in the country. In 15 years, it will more than double. Eyeing this demographic shift, state lawmakers are creating a strategic planning group to address everything from transportation infrastructure to the state's budget. Their plan is due next November.

Bob Semro is health policy analyst for The Bell Policy Center. He spoke with Ryan Warner about the state’s aging demographics.