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Fifty countries had a higher proportion of people aged 65-plus than the United States in 2010. This number is expected to increase to approximately 98 countries by 2050
Annual United States health care services expenditures total edal most $3.5 trillionin 2017. Healthcare is one of the largest line items in Federal and State Government spending. Health cares pending is estimated to grow at an average of 5.5% per year from 2018 through 2027.Further more, over the same period, health care spending is estimated to grow 0.8% faster than GDP per year. As a result, the health care portion of GDP is expected to rise from 17.9% in 2017 to 19.4% by 2027
The seniors have already amassed an encyclopedia of advice and knowledge. Let us embrace and respect aging adults as a valued part of our culture.
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(2)Social Security Administration, Retirement & Survivors Benefits :Life Expectancy Calculator 2019.https://ssa.gov/OACT/population/longevity.html (accessed March 5, 2019).
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Chart Source: U.S.Census Bureau;2017 National Population Projects: Summary Table 9: Projections of the Population by Sex and Age for the United States: 2017 to 2060. Released March 2018,historical data per census data. Note: “A”indicates actual based on 2010 Census and “F” indicates forecasted population estimates released March 2018.