Growing Inequality in the Graying Population (Economist)

Elderly hand holdingWe’re at the cusp of something big — that is, a global population of those aged 65 and over prepared to nearly double from 600 million to 1.1 billion, all within the next 20 years. A less anticipated consequence of the growing elderly population is the growing divide between the well-educated and well-off, and the unskilled poor in the older demographic. The Economist explores this growing divide and possible solutions. 

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