Baby Boomers http://aspenpublicradio.org en Pitkin County's "Aging Well Initiative" Prepares For Aging Boomers http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/pitkin-countys-aging-well-initiative-prepares-aging-boomers <p></p><p>Just like around the nation&nbsp;Pitkin County’s population of seniors is expected to grow dramatically over the coming years. Already, 20 percent of the people living here are age 60 and older. By 2030, that group is expected to grow by 75 percent. The county is preparing by investigating what’s needed to accommodate this growing demographic. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:39:56 +0000 Marci Krivonen 20559 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Pitkin County's "Aging Well Initiative" Prepares For Aging Boomers Construction Could Start on Facility for Seniors in 2015 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/construction-could-start-facility-seniors-2015 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now that the Basalt Town Board has green-lighted a </span><a href="http://kajx.org/post/aspen-ages-community-leaders-look-housing-solutions" style="line-height: 1.5;">senior housing facility</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, marketing efforts to reach area seniors will ramp up. The non-profit behind the Continuing Care Retirement Community wants to start building in 2015. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:25:01 +0000 Marci Krivonen 10279 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Construction Could Start on Facility for Seniors in 2015 As Aspen Ages, Community Leaders Look for Housing Solutions http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspen-ages-community-leaders-look-housing-solutions <p></p><p>A clearer picture is emerging of a senior living community in Basalt. Last month, the organizers of the massive project presented detailed plans to Basalt’s Town Council. The senior campus would include multiple buildings on 18 acres just down the road from the local high school.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Organizers say such a development is badly needed in an area where the senior age demographic is expected to skyrocket in coming years. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:13:53 +0000 Marci Krivonen 4177 at http://aspenpublicradio.org As Aspen Ages, Community Leaders Look for Housing Solutions Physicians Juggling Patient Loads as the Medicare Pool Expands http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/physicians-juggling-patient-loads-medicare-pool-expands <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Mon, 27 May 2013 23:53:20 +0000 Marci Krivonen 1919 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Physicians Juggling Patient Loads as the Medicare Pool Expands