Among the 90-and-older population, about one-third (33.7 percent) stopped after high school graduation. Nearly 28 percent continued their education beyond high school, about half of whom completed a bachelor’s degree… [ Get More Details ]
Between 1990 and 2007, death rates for the 65-84 population declined–by 41.6% for men ages 65-74 and 29.5% for men ages 75-84.
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Health insurance coverage for older Americans, 2009
In 2009, 93.5% of non-institutionalized Americans age 65+ were covered by Medicare. Of those, around 58% had some type of supplemental private health insurance. 8% had military-based health insurance, and… [ 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 ]