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Opinion: San Diego County isn’t prepared for the coming retiree boom. Here’s what needs to be done.

This new wave of older adults is expected to have longer life spans, smaller family and friend support networks, and wider ranges of housing, transportation, caregiving, healthcare and technology challenges.

Kelly is the founder and board member of the San Diego Seniors Community Foundation. He lives in Point Loma.

Who do you know over age 60? Seventy? Eighty or older?

When this question is asked, stories pour in of recently retired parents, relatives, neighbors, those staying active and people who are home-bound and of how they are being cared for, who is caring for them and where there are senior orphans with no support network. Everyone knows someone. Everyone has a story.

To read the full opinion piece in the Union-Tribune click here.

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