Aging in America in the Twenty-first Century: Demographic Forecasts from the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society
2009 | Grantee Publications

Research from the MacArthur Research Network on an Aging Society find that by 2050 Americans may live 3.1 to 7.9 years longer than official government projects, resulting in sharply higher costs for government programs that serve older citizens. The findings are based on the premise that the risk of death in the coming decades will be reduced by accelerated advances in biomedical technology that delay the onset and progression of major fatal diseases or that slow the aging process."

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