aging Alaskans

OPINION: We can’t afford to not have babies

Since Covid, numerous schools across Alaska have been permanently shuttered due to a lack of students. Some of those missing kids may be gone because their parents have chosen to homeschool them, but it might also be that there just aren’t as many children

Childless Alaska seniors more likely to grow old alone

Like much of the nation, Alaska’s population is rapidly aging, which raises particular challenges for the growing number who have never had children. For the past decade, Alaska has had the fastest growing senior population per capita in the nation, with