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New longevity economics report released on Capitol Hill-6435

New longevity economics report released on Capitol Hill

On May 10, the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) presented "Longevity Economics: Leveraging the Advantages of an Aging Society," to lawmakers at a briefing on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.

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Stats: 53% of 60+ workers postponing retirement-6424

Stats: 53% of 60+ workers postponing retirement

More than half of US workers ages 60 and over are postponing retirement, including 57% of men and 48% of women, according to a recent survey by CareerBuilder.

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"Low-value" health care services overused: poll

Only 14% of people over age 50 believe that "more is usually better" when it comes to health care, according to the latest findings from the National Poll on Health Aging.

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Stats: 43% of the US GDP contributed by adults 50+-6154

Stats: 43% of the US GDP contributed by adults 50+

People over age 50 make up only 35% of the population, but contribute 43% of the total US gross national product (GDP), according to AARP Research.

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Significant growth in US rental market-6095

Significant growth in US rental market

More US households are headed by renters than at any point since at least 1965, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau Data.

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Older adults don't get enough help on drug costs-6087

Older adults don't get enough help on drug costs

Although 27% of people over 50 say drug costs pose a financial burden for them, nearly half hadn't talked with their doctor or pharmacist about lower-cost options, according to the University of Michigan/AARP National Poll on Healthy Aging.

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