GNC a Picture of Good Health

Last week, I touched on the evolving demographic picture in the U.S. when it comes to living alone, and the growing rate of solo living among baby boomers. Sifting through the data, I was hit by the following fact: By 2030, there will be roughly 72.1 million older Americans, or persons 65 years or older. That's more than twice the number in 2000, according to the Administration on Aging (AoA).

All in all, the AoA forecasts that people 65 and older will represent 19% of the population by 2030. At the same time, data from the World Bank confirms that folks in the U.S. are indeed living longer lives. For a person born in 2009, the average lifespan for an U.S. citizen is now at 78 years, vs. the average global life expectancy of 68 years, 2009 according to the World Health Organization. ...474 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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