Planning for the growth of the Older Adult Population in Howard County

These scenarios are based on the research conducted
including:

- scans of national and local trends in aging across a wide range of
disciplines
- an inventory of current Howard County programs and services,
and
- original research into the possibilities that technology and societal
changes might bring.

Each scenario includes a short vignette describing life in 2035, a list of key
highlights, and a narrative describing what happened between 2015 and
2035. Discussion of the scenarios among Advisory Committee members and
others led to definition of the “preferred future” used as a basis for planning
recommendations in the main body of this report.

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