Type of Content: Research

Subtype: Report

Resource Title: What Does it Mean to Have a Society with More Older People than Younger Ones?

Publication Title: encore.org

Publish Date: September 2019

For the first time in history, there are more people over 60 than under 18 in the U.S. But what does that really mean? This report, in an FAQ format, has two aims: to place the aging of America in perspective and to discuss the impact of an aging society on our communities and economy.

Written by Cal Halvorsen, Steering Committee Member of the Sloan Network on Aging & Work

What Does it Mean to Have a Society with More Older People than Younger Ones?