New Wrinkles in Retirement…

August 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2006, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p11
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a 2006 research study by the National Institute on Aging which explored the health, wealth and longevity of senior citizens in the United States. The amount of seniors in the United States is expected to at least double by the year 2030. Information of chronic medical conditions and their impact on senior activity is briefly discussed. Around 20% of men over the age of 65 are employed, down from 50 percent in 1959. The gender and poverty of America's elderly are also discussed.


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