Silver Book Fact
Older population by 2030
By 2030, the segment of the U.S. population aged 65 and older is expected to double. At that time, the estimated 71 million older Americans will make up approximately 20% of the total population.
Alzheimer's Association. 2010 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures. Alzheimers Dement. 2010; 6(2): 158-94. http://www.alzheimersanddementia.com/article/S1552-5260(10)00014-2/fulltext