seniors http://knau.org en Population Getting Older, Especially in Southwest http://knau.org/post/population-getting-older-especially-southwest <p style="margin-bottom: 0pt;"><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">The U.S. census has released data showing a 15 percent increase in the population age 65 and over. That amounts to more than 40 million Americas. Western states like Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico had the fastest growth of older residents. A number of counties across the southwest experienced a more than 70 percent increase in the number of seniors. Scottsdale, Arizona is the country&#39;s oldest city, where 20 percent of the population is over age 65. Fri, 02 Dec 2011 22:12:52 +0000 5363 at http://knau.org