"Gray Expectations" piece on the economic and social impacts of Maine's aging po
"Gray Expectations" piece on the economic and social impacts of Maine's aging population. Maine's population age 65 and older is projected to grow 72 percent by 2025. Charles Colgan, professor of public policy and management at the University of Southern Maine's Muskie School of Public Service, predicts a looming conflict between health care and education spending. Kathy Cobb, interim director of the Bureau of Elder and Adult Services, is especially concerned with funding for long-term care and MaineCare, the state's Medicaid program. With comments by Jim Rier of the Maine Department of Education; Craig Nelson, a lobbyist for assisted living and retirement homes; and Sen. Arthur Mayo (D-Bath), chair of the Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee.
Donahue, Sean, ""Gray Expectations" piece on the economic and social impacts of Maine's aging po" (2005). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 3118.