Health Care

Caregiver shortages loom as boomers age

From his office in Olympia, Dan Murphy is watching Washington age.

As director of strategic planning in Washington’s Aging and Disability Services Administration, Murphy has a close eye on the state’s rapidly aging population of baby boomers.

In three years, those boomers will start reaching 65 at a rate of 40,000 or more a year, quickly swelling the ranks of 65-plus by nearly a million residents.

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