Colorado getting grayer

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Colorado getting grayer

La Plata County among areas seeing increase in older population
Volunteer Barb Elliott, standing, talks to seniors Anne Rudolph, left, Ellen Frahm, center, and Jim Frahm, right, during a Christmas luncheon at the Pine River Senior Center. Southwest Colorado is expected to attract more retiring baby boomers, increasing the need for services.
Tom Royer checks in visitors to a Christmas luncheon at the Pine River Senior Center. As the population ages, many local officials say governmental budgets will have to be adjusted to meet their needs. And the adjustments that will need to be made might be bigger in Colorado because the state historically tended to have a younger population.
Joe Neil leads a group in prayer before a Christmas luncheon at the Pine River Senior Center. At right is Audrey Robison.

Colorado getting grayer

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Volunteer Barb Elliott, standing, talks to seniors Anne Rudolph, left, Ellen Frahm, center, and Jim Frahm, right, during a Christmas luncheon at the Pine River Senior Center. Southwest Colorado is expected to attract more retiring baby boomers, increasing the need for services.
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Tom Royer checks in visitors to a Christmas luncheon at the Pine River Senior Center. As the population ages, many local officials say governmental budgets will have to be adjusted to meet their needs. And the adjustments that will need to be made might be bigger in Colorado because the state historically tended to have a younger population.
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Joe Neil leads a group in prayer before a Christmas luncheon at the Pine River Senior Center. At right is Audrey Robison.
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