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Topic- Economics of aging

 

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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Economics of aging

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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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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Economics of aging

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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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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