Thirty-five percent of Americans today are 50+. Aging Baby Boomers alone, ages 56-74, compose 25% of our population. Definitions of aging are broad: chronological, biological, psychological, and social. We all need to understand the effects of an aging society, which can be both positive and negative.
- Be able to explain the different definitions of aging.
- Clarify the importance of older adults, including Baby Boomers, to the aging of the American population.
- Understand that there are both positive and negative implications of an aging society.
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