Older Americans are living longer and functioning at a higher level than they were in 1965 when Congress passed the Older Americans Act (OAA), according to Helping Americans Age in Place (PDF format), a new brief from the Population Reference Bureau. | Read more
Thanks to longer life spans and a large and aging Baby Boomer cohort, the population of older Americans — those 65 and older — is expected to double over the next quarter-century to about 72 million.
The State of Aging and Health in America 2013 (PDF) is an in-depth look at our progress in promoting disease prevention, improving the health and well-being of older adults, and reducing behaviors that contribute to premature death and disability. | Read more
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