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2014-06-30 12:26:46

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by the U.S. Census Bureau provides the latest, comprehensive look at the nation's population aged 65 and older, comprising 40.3 million in 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140630/123079 The 65+ in the United States: 2010 report contains many findings about the 65-and-older population on topics such as socio-economic characteristics, size and growth, geographic distribution, and longevity and health....

2014-05-06 23:09:31

The Milken Institute’s contributing authors explore how long life is changing the world of health, work, innovation, policy, and purpose. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 An aging revolution is changing the world, a titanic shift that will alter every aspect of human existence. In their new book, The Upside of Aging: How Long Life is Changing the World of Health, Work, Innovation, Policy, and Purpose (WILEY; April 2014; Hardcover & e-book; $39.95; ISBN: 978-1-118-69203-5), Paul...

2013-10-02 23:28:17

ICAA founder and CEO outlines association's model to address challenges and opportunities of population aging Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 According to a United Nations study released yesterday, the world is not prepared for population aging. What can be done to improve the situation? "This demographic shift is changing societies on a global level," says aging expert Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an association...

2013-09-30 23:40:25

Active-aging trends create significant business opportunities and growth, finds a new report from International Council on Active Aging®. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 What do Google and Hollywood know that most businesses have yet to learn? They know that providing products and services to address the interests, desires, needs and expectations of an aging population is good business. “Driving many of these business opportunities is active aging,” says Colin Milner,...

2013-07-09 15:25:20

Demographic change is predicted to increase emergency hospital admissions and length of emergency visits As the population gets older, and the baby boomers begin to enter their 60's and 70's, one might assume that the number of trips to the emergency department will also increase. This is contradicted by new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), which shows that population aging will not cause the number of emergency department (ED) visits to increase between now and 2050....

2013-06-19 23:25:14

Leaders in business, government, society and academia tackle vital global issues. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging® (ICAA), will take part for the sixth consecutive year in the World Economic Forum´s Network of Global Agenda Councils. A visionary in active aging and aging-related issues, Milner established ICAA to support professionals who provide wellness and fitness facilities, programs and services for...

As Aging Population Increases, Policy Changes Needed
2012-09-26 07:05:34

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study from the National Academies recently revealed that major policy changes are needed to deal with the aging population in the United States and the long-term impact that they will have on the economy. Researchers noted that the economic consequences of the growing aging population will affect younger generations as well as the various federal programs that provide aid to the elderly. They believe that the increasing...


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