New Realities of an Older America: Stanford Centre on Longevity

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16th August 2010, Stanford Centre on Longevity

The challenges of baby boomers reaching old age, combined with a growing, more diverse population, will drive major changes, challenges and decisions in U.S. families, workplaces and communities, according to New Realities of an Older America: Challenges, Changes And Questions, a new report from the Stanford Centre on Longevity. The implications concern the entire society – young and old alike. Even though many of these changes could have been anticipated, the United States has continued to rely on social and economic policies and practices that were designed for a more youthful population. The Stanford Centre on Longevity examines the demographic challenges of an ageing society. The paper examines this with the perspectives of housing, health care, economics, and population diversity:

New Realities of an Older America: Challenges, Changes And Questions