Aging options on Guam

Aging options on Guam

The affordability of assisted living

BY JOY WHITE

Journal Staff

As the dynamics of families and their finances change, the need for assisted living facilities on Guam will increase, experts say. As groups develop plans to bring specialized senior care to the island, questions of affordability arise.

According to a feasibility study conducted by University of Guam Economist Roseann Jones in 2015, the island has about 10,000 people who are 65 years of age or older, and in this age group there are conservatively about 60 households in the upper income ranges that . . .

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