Missouri Developing Master Plan On Aging

Missouri’s older population is growing. Nearly a fourth of Missouri’s population is over 60, and that number is expected to keep growing. Mindy Ulstad with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says, like the rest of the country, birth rates in Missouri are dropping while life expectancy rises:

The state is seeking feedback for its Master Plan on Aging, with several town hall meetings scheduled across Missouri between now and March 8th. For dates and locations, visit health (dot) Mo (dot) gov and click on the “recent news” link.