Northeast Ohio’s population continues to age and decline. According to the 2020 census, all of the major cities in the region, including Cleveland, Youngstown, Akron, and Canton, all lost inhabitants. The number of Ohio residents over 65 will soon overtake the number of Ohio residents age 18 or under. And as Ohio’s population ages, more members of the baby boomer generation are retiring and enrolling in Medicare for their healthcare and prescription drug coverage

Medicare is the federal program created in 1965 to citizens over the age of 65 in the United States have medical coverage and can enjoy health and wellness during their retirement years. Medicare also covers some people under 65 if they have a disability, such as ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).  Read more