medical care http://ripr.org en The Silver Boom: Aging in Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/silver-boom-aging-rhode-island <p>Rhode Island’s older population is on the rise, and in 20 years a quarter of the state’s population will be older than 60. All this week, we’re looking at the state’s older residents in a series we’re calling “The Silver Boom: Aging in Rhode Island.” RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay helps us kick off our series with a look at what this growing older population means for younger residents.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:59:50 +0000 Scott MacKay 11643 at http://ripr.org