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Up-to-date research on current and future consumers, and how their characteristics affect their expectations and experiences of aging.

Preparing Next 3 Generations of Consumers

Along with the current "GI Generation" that is currently utilizing aging services, LeadingAge members should be interested in and preparing for 3 generations that soon will impact their organization’s work: 1. Members of the "Silent Generation," who are aged 64-84 and who are beginning to purchase long-term services and supports. 2. The "Baby Boom Generation," the first of which begins to reach reach retirement in 2011. 3. The younger "Generation X," aged 33-44, which will follow the baby boomers into retirement. 

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Aging Matters: Economics of Aging

“Economics of Aging,” the latest installment of the “NPT Reports: Aging Matters” series, discusses the costs and financial impact of aging and how people are navigating crucial financial decisions. The video features LeadingAge's CEO Larry Minnix and Dr. Cheryl Phillips, senior vice president of public policy and advocacy.

New Census Report Finds 40% of Older Americans Have at Least 1 Disability

A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau, Older Americans with a Disability: 2008-2012, takes a closer look at trends and demographic information for those ages 65 and older who face disabilities and functional limitations.

Study: Stroke Rates Declining

Stroke rates and death from strokes are falling, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

New Census Data Offers Insight on The 65+ Demographic

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a report, funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), that offers a comprehensive look at the nation's population aged 65 and older, comprising 40.3 million in 2010. The data offers interesting insights to providers of long-term care.

PBS NewsHour: 6 Tips For Averting America's Looming Long-Term Care Crisis

On Monday, November 4th, the SCAN Foundation and PBS NewsHour brought together a panel of 6 experts on long-term care to discuss proven models of care, domestically and internationally, and possible solutions for gaps within our current system.