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Missouri is Aging!  Is Your Library Ready? Libraries, Older Adults & Web 2.0 Presented by Allan M. Kleiman October 20-24, ...
Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>America is Aging! & so, is Missouri! </li></ul><ul><li>Basics” Doubling of Aging Population by ...
Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>Opportunity Today for Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>3 Generations of Older Adults </li></ul><ul><...
Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>Missouri Population, 2006 Estimate </li></ul><ul><li>5,842,713 </li></ul><ul><li>Persons 65 Yea...
Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>By 2010, 15 percent of Population </li></ul><ul><li>By 2020, 18 Percent of Population </li></ul...
Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>Source: </li></ul><ul><li>Missouri Senior Report, Published Anually </li></ul><ul><li>http://ww...
Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>What are the % of Older Adults in Your Town, County or City? </li></ul><ul><li>Check With Your ...
Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>So, what about the Digital Divide? </li></ul><ul><li>How Does That Effect the 3 Generations of ...
Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>Pew Internet & American Life---- </li></ul><ul><li>35% (Up From 22%) of Seniors 65 and Older us...
Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>Clear Mission---- </li></ul><ul><li>Need to Train Seniors 65 and Up! </li></ul><ul><li>Both in ...
Missouri is Aging <ul><li>Allan M. Kleiman </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Libraryolderadults.blogspot...
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This is the first part of the workshop presented on \"Libraries, Older Adults and Technology,\" sponsored by the Missouri State Library, October 2008.

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  1. 1. Missouri is Aging! Is Your Library Ready? Libraries, Older Adults & Web 2.0 Presented by Allan M. Kleiman October 20-24, 2008
  2. 2. Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>America is Aging! & so, is Missouri! </li></ul><ul><li>Basics” Doubling of Aging Population by 2030 </li></ul><ul><li>Currently 35 Million Seniors Over 65 </li></ul><ul><li>By 2030, 78 Million Seniors Over 65 </li></ul><ul><li>The Baby Boomers Come of AGE! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>Opportunity Today for Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>3 Generations of Older Adults </li></ul><ul><li>45-65 (Baby Boomers) </li></ul><ul><li>65-85 (Older Adults) </li></ul><ul><li>85-105 (Elderly) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>Missouri Population, 2006 Estimate </li></ul><ul><li>5,842,713 </li></ul><ul><li>Persons 65 Years old and over (Ranked 17) </li></ul><ul><li>13.3% (US 12.4%) – 779, 605 persons </li></ul><ul><li>(2% Are Over 85, US Rank 16) </li></ul><ul><li>Not the Total Picture </li></ul>
  5. 5. Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>By 2010, 15 percent of Population </li></ul><ul><li>By 2020, 18 Percent of Population </li></ul><ul><li>African American 7.2% </li></ul><ul><li>White 92.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic 0.9% </li></ul><ul><li>But—this will all change in next decade! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>Source: </li></ul><ul><li>Missouri Senior Report, Published Anually </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.missouriseniorreport.org </li></ul>
  7. 7. Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>What are the % of Older Adults in Your Town, County or City? </li></ul><ul><li>Check With Your Local AAA (Area Agency on Aging) </li></ul><ul><li>Retirement Destinations in Missouri </li></ul><ul><li>Higher Percentages Than Rest of the State </li></ul>
  8. 8. Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>So, what about the Digital Divide? </li></ul><ul><li>How Does That Effect the 3 Generations of the Senior Population? </li></ul><ul><li>How Can we Effect Change? </li></ul><ul><li>What Can we do in Our Libraries to Change This? </li></ul><ul><li>………Technology Training and Web 2.0 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>Pew Internet & American Life---- </li></ul><ul><li>35% (Up From 22%) of Seniors 65 and Older use the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Translates Into 8 Million Seniors </li></ul><ul><li>70% of Age 50-64 Are Online </li></ul><ul><li>85% of Age 30-49 Are Online </li></ul><ul><li>90% of 18-29 Are Online </li></ul><ul><li>Seniors: 50% Women, 50% Men </li></ul>
  10. 10. Missouri is Aging! <ul><li>Clear Mission---- </li></ul><ul><li>Need to Train Seniors 65 and Up! </li></ul><ul><li>Both in the Library and the Community </li></ul><ul><li>Need to Provide Basic Technology Training </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Gaming </li></ul><ul><li>And, More! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Missouri is Aging <ul><li>Allan M. Kleiman </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Libraryolderadults.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>732-738-5181 </li></ul>
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