The Aging Population
2000 12.4% of Americans
2012 13.7% of Americans
2030 1/5 of Americans
Top Five States with Aging Populations
1) Alaska- 58.89%
2) Nevada- 49.32%
3) Colorado- 41.65%
4) Georgia- 40.12%
5) Arizona- 39.55%
NPR recently did some research on the subject of what these people want to be identified as and found that some of the words we use to describe this sector of the population made people react negatively. Some of the terms that people do not like-- Golden Years, Senior Citizen, Silver Tsunami, Elderly, Our Seniors and Successful Aging.
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