<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>LONG LAKE — While green may be the first thing that comes to mind when people think of the Adirondacks, these trees are streaked with gray.</p>

<p>It’s well-established that the Adirondack Park faces a demographic dilemma.</p>

<p>The region is expected to experience a 23 percent increase in people 65 and older between 2010 and 2020, a rate 15 percent greater than upstate as a whole.</p>

<p>The same amount of young people aren’t replacing them.</p></div></div></div>