Growing Costs of Aging-Financially Can We Survive This?
By 2050, they will make up more than 20 percent. The economic ramifications of our growing aging population are hard to overstate. Americans are living longer than ever.
In 1900, people aged 65 and older composed just over 4 percent of the U.S. population.
Recently published by MPH@GW, the online master of public health program the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University, this infographic that helps illustrate the financial impact of America’s aging demographic.