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Giving senior councils an energy boost

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Massachusetts communities are getting older, and quickly.

People are staying put in their homes. Senior centers are bursting at the seams. And from the Berkshires to Cape Cod, the number of people age 60 and older has surpassed that of those under 20.

Leading the way is the region stretching from south of Boston to the Cape Cod Canal, where the Donahue Institute at the University of Massachusetts projects that roughly 30 percent of the population will be 60 or older by 2025.

Read more about the impact of this demographic shift's impact on senior services, many of which face funding challenges.

Read article: Giving senior councils an energy boost

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