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Local Commentary: Aging reality is scarier than state budget shortfall

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By Twig Webster

At a time when state leaders are anxiously focusing on an aging transportation infrastructure, aging school buildings and an aging healthcare system, another aging crisis has been ignored.

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You could hear the first rumblings of this impending crisis on Oct. 15, 2007, when the nation's first baby boomer, born Jan. 1, 1946, at 12:01, applied for Social Security Benefits.

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