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Topic- Economics of aging

 

Stats: $259 billion cost of Alzheimer's disease-6031

Stats: $259 billion cost of Alzheimer's disease

The national cost of caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in the United States was estimated at US $259 billion, according to a compilation of data from multiple sources.

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Economics of aging

Costs rise when joint pain limits activity-6028

Costs rise when joint pain limits activity

As part of the US Medical Expenditures Panel Survey (2011), 3,793 adults reported they had any type of arthritis or joint pain (including back pain). Most of them (87.7%) were 45 years and older.

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Prevention and support could save billions for dementia care-6016

Prevention and support could save billions for dementia care

An updated estimate from Australia pegs the cost of dementia in 2016 at $14.25 billion, based on direct costs, such as health care and medication, and indirect costs, such as lost productivity due to lost work.

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Boomers worry about affording retirement living-5952

Boomers worry about affording retirement living

Answering questions on a survey sent to 1,000 people 55 years and older in the United States, about one-third (30%) said they were anxious at least once a month about being able to afford the place where they lived.

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Student loan debt quadruples for older Americans-5930

Student loan debt quadruples for older Americans

Since 2005, the number of people 60 years and older with debt because of student loans has quadrupled: an estimated US $66.7 billion was owed by older adults in 2015.

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Economics of aging

Are people really working at older ages?-5474

Are people really working at older ages?

There are 34 countries participating in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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