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Topic- Economics of aging

 

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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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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Effective fall reduction program saves money-5404

Effective fall reduction program saves money

The LIFT Wellness Program (Living Independently and Falls-free Together) was designed to counteract both the rate of falls among older adults and healthcare costs. The program includes an in-home assessment, referral to a physician, and recommendations to engage in exercise and make appropriate home safety modifications. Participants engage in quarterly telephone calls with counselors and receive a newsletter.

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Each year of age makes it harder to find a job-5398

Each year of age makes it harder to find a job

Older adults are being encouraged to work longer to improve their finances, among other reasons. However, after losing a job, getting another one may not be easy.

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In Canada, more spending than saving-5329

In Canada, more spending than saving

As part of a larger global survey, 1,000 working and retired people in Canada answered questions about spending or saving.

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