Surge in over-65s in Sussex County

October 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Nursing Homes 

More senior facilities have been created to meet demand.

The number of people over the age of 65 living in Sussex County in Delaware has risen by 44% over the last decade, figures from the US Census Bureau have revealed.

The rise has resulted in an increase in the demand for retirement facilities, nursing homes and assisted living communities in the area. It has also led to a boost in the jobs market with the creation of an extra 554 residential nursing roles between 2001 and 2011. Read more

A Quote about Aging

"A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture." - Abraham J. Heschel

Stats about Seniors

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