New Hanover County has sights set on Master Growing old Plan

The populace of more mature adults in New Hanover County is predicted to have a 54% enhance…

The populace of more mature adults in New Hanover County is predicted to have a 54% enhance by 2036.

That is why the county is producing its first Master Aging Program, which will “outline some of the essential priorities of our local community to age very well, primarily based on the needs assessment currently underway,” in accordance to Jessica Loeper, main communications officer for New Hanover County.

“Within those crucial priorities and domains, there will be a framework of the sources, services and courses that will be required around the up coming five a long time in order to have a comprehensive and coordinated tactic to serving the aging population,” Loeper reported. “Some of individuals priorities could contain nourishment, transportation, housing, social inclusion, local community assist, well being expert services, and more.”

The program will be a county-wide energy, said County Supervisor Chris Courdriet in a weblog write-up about the approach.