aging population http://delmarvapublicradio.net en MD Senior Population Grows http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/md-senior-population-grows <p>With the aging of the population in the state of Maryland&nbsp; officials from the AARP are getting together to see what can be done to protect seniors in the coming years.</p><p>Maryland News Connection reporter Allison Burns has the story:</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 13:56:43 +0000 Don Rush 45708 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net MD Senior Population Grows Health Report Finds Concerns in Aging Population http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/health-report-finds-concerns-aging-population <P>A new report finds that the population of Worcester County is aging…and facing serious health problems.&nbsp;</P> <P>The 2012 Community Health Assessment for Worcester County found that the top causes of death range from heart disease and malignant tumors to non-cardiac vascular diseases and chronic lower respiratory diseases.</P> <P>Worcester is still considered to be medically underserved with a shortage of doctors and other medical personnel.</P> <P>Health insurance is also a problem with 16 percent of adults reporting they have no coverage.</P> <P>And more than 60 percent of the pop Thu, 23 Aug 2012 12:38:27 +0000 Don Rush 19528 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Health Report Finds Concerns in Aging Population