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Johnson, James H., Jr. & Parnell, Allan M. (2013). Aging in Place in the Carolinas: Demographic Highlights, Programmatic Challenges & Opportunities. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


This white paper develops a demographic profile of the elderly population in the Carolinas and presents the results of a literature search which identified both promising initiatives and programmatic gaps where new and innovative efforts are needed to foster and facilitate successful aging in place for seniors. As a launch pad for future discussion around defining The Duke Endowment’s (TDE) role in this space moving forward, a concluding section highlights strategies worthy of consideration for promoting successful aging in the Carolinas.

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Johnson, James H., Jr.
Parnell, Allan M.