For the first time in US history, older adults are projected to outnumber children by 2034. This presents opportunities as well as challenges. Recognizing this turning point can provide the catalyst needed to revisit policies and practices to support all ages. Some informative sources for more information on the changing demographics and aging in Missouri and the US:

Information about aging issues and resources in Missouri: https://health.mo.gov/seniors/

Profile of Older Americans ACL: https://acl.gov/aging-and-disability-in-america/data-and-research/profile-older-americans

Projected Future Growth of the Older Population: https://acl.gov/aging-and-disability-in-america/data-and-research/projected-future-growth-older-population

AARP Livable Communities and Info: https://www.aarp.org/livable-communities/archives/

Administration for Community Living Data & Research: https://acl.gov/aging-and-disability-in-america/data-and-research