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Here Come the Baby Boomers PDF Print E-mail
Written by PACSMule Administrator   
Monday, 29 February 2016 17:00
Baby boomers—Americans born between 1946 and 1964—represent the largest generation of Americans. Every day, about 10,000 of them turn age 65 years, becoming Medicare eligible. This trend started in 2011 and will continue through 2030. As a result, the number of Medicare enrollees will increase from its current 54 million to more than 80 million by 2030, when 20% of the U.S. population will be aged 65 years or older. For this group, the health indicators are mixed. On the positive side, they have lower smoking rates and a longer life expectancy.

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