Government forecasts may have underestimated life expectancy by inadvertently leaving out the effect of advances in biomedical techology that delay the onset of disease or slow the aging process. Results… [ Get More Details ]
Increase in 65 and older population, 2003 to 2030
The U.S. census bureau projects a rise in the 65 and older population, from 12.4% in 2003 to 17.4% in 2030.
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Age of U.S. population in 40 years
The U.S. population 40 years from now is projected to have 20 percent aged 65 and over, and one-tenth of them aged 90 and over (that is, 2 percent of… [ Get More Details ]