Growth of U.S. older population between 1900 and 2008
The U.S. population of those aged 65 and over grew from 3 million in 1900 to over 39 million in 2008. During the same period, the 85 and older population… [ Get More Details ]
Out-of-pocket health care expenditures for older Americans, 2009
In 2009, older Americans had average out-of-pocket health care expenditures of $4,846–an increase of 61% since 1999. The average for Americans of all ages was $3,126. Older Americans also spent… [ Get More Details ]
Increase in Americans aged 45-64 since 1996
The population of Americans who will reach 65 over the next two decades, those aged 45-64, has increased 39% since 1996.
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