The Insecure Future of Aging America
Predicting the future is always uncertain, but in the attached paper which I prepared for my gerontology students,
5. Opinion Paper on Implications of Aging Population Changes
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I give my considered opinions about what an Aging population boom means for our society. It is no a doomsday scenario, but as others have said, the golden age of retirement has already come and gone. Increasing disparities undermine the stability of the retirement years and force us to plan for three populations: the haves, the never-hads, and those slowly impoverished by longevity and medical circumstance...