Dec 07, 2016

Think falling down isn't a public policy issue? According to the CDC, fall-related injuries result in over $30 billion per year nationally in medical costs--a total expected to rise to roughly $67 billion by 2020. That's already nearly as much as the total expenditures on cancer treatment in the US.

Apr 17, 2017

According to two competing studies published this month, New Hampshire is either the 13th best or 2nd worst state for millennials.

senior citizens
May 17, 2017

According to a new report from the United Health Foundation, New Hampshire is the fifth healthiest state in the nation for seniors. 

elderly property tax exemption
Jun 04, 2017

In Manchester, there is a debate regarding the city's tax exemption for the elderly.

The exemption lets elderly people in three age brackets over the age of 64 to deduct up to $195,500 from the total assessed value of their home, if they meet qualifications based on annual income, value of their asserts, and how long they've lived in New Hampshire.

aging population health care scholarships
Aug 19, 2017

This year, a bill to create a healthcare scholarship program was shot down in the New Hampshire house.

The move was an attempt to address problems related to the state’s increasingly aging population:

age discrimination
Sep 12, 2017

With fewer babies being born since the 1980s and people living longer, the older generation represents a large pool of potential employees in the United States. In fact, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont have the top three oldest populations in the country.

Sep 22, 2017

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