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Increase of seniors brings need for strong caregiver community

  • STAR-ADVERTISER

    Senior citizen walking at Windward Mall.

  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISER

    “We need more nursing homes. … In the future — we’re talking 10 years to 20 years — the industry in the state will be developed,” Tian said. “We’ll need a lot of those facilities.”

    Eugene Tian, Phd.

    Hawaii State Chief Economist

The state’s seniors, those 65 and older, made up 17.1 percent of Hawaii’s 1.4 million residents in 2016 — a jump from 14.3 percent in 2010. Read more

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