Americans Are Aging. Let’s Make Sure We Can Afford It.

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Americans Are Aging. Let’s Make Sure We Can Afford It.

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Nora Super
Nora Super

The good news? People are living longer than ever. Americans reaching age 65 today can expect to live, on average, until age 85 — and about one-quarter will live past 90. The bad news? While some will have decades of active, purposeful living, more than half will need a high degree of assistance with eating, bathing, or other routine daily activities.

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This article originally appeared in the Biden Forum on January 2, 2019.

Published January 2, 2019