In a three-part series, we’ll look at the economic ramifications of the growth of the older population in the U.S. In the first installment, we look at the numbers behind this growth, the increase in national health costs, and the cost of health care for aging Americans. In the second part, we will cover the costs associated with Medicare and Social Security. Finally, our third graphic will explore long-term care options and costs, as well as the financial costs for family caregivers.
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