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This infographic illustrates data on how U.S. baby boomers are faring as they age into retirement.
November 2014: Report
This Population Bulletin investigates the intersection between demography and inequality in the United States, with a focus on regional patterns and differences by age, race/ethnicity, gender, and family structure.
September 2014: Article
A growing share of Americans are working beyond their 65th birthdays, a reversal that began about 25 years ago.
This infographic highlights U.S. retirement challenges.
Douglas Wolf discusses disability and long-term care policy in the U.S.
June 2014: Article
Is there a retirement crisis, or are older Americans preparing adequately for their "golden years"? Because of the wide variety of life circumstances--differing levels of wealth, income, and other resources--it's impossible to give a single general answer.
James Poterba, an economics professor at MIT, discusses population aging, retirement savings vehicles, and the challenges of helping individuals effectively prepare for retirement.
April 2014: Report
Older people have begun to represent a growing proportion of LAC's population and children a shrinking share--a result of dramatic increases in life expectancy and declines in fertility. This issue of Today's Research on Aging examines new research on these demographic trends and their implications to help policymakers plan for the well-being of their aging populations.
April 2014: Article
Data from the U.S. Census Bureau show that there are 76.4 million baby boomers.
March 2014: Article
The U.S. baby-boom generation is the largest generation in American history. And given that 33 percent of these baby boomers are single, they may face disadvantages because they aren't married.
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