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  • For the first time in the nation’s history, older adults are expected to outnumber children by 2034.
  • Roughly half of Americans over 65 are predicted to need long-term services and supports, more than half of which are paid for by Medicaid.
  • Five states have established Master Plans for Aging, which frame a long-term, comprehensive approach to support the state’s aging population.
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