Get Off My Lawn!

The Population of the US is graying. (Likewise for Germany and Italy.)

A totally different Pew survey shows the median age of Americans has risen from 30 in the 1950s to just over 40 today. That means, in part, that the Baby Boom was followed by a baby bust. But it also means that the Baby Boom (and some of their parents and grandparents) are living longer than previous generations did.

Poverty is also declining for older adults. But, disturbingly, it’s rising among young people.

Read the whole report.


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