Aging Americans 1990-2060 – Wall Street Journal – 07/21/18

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As baby boomers age, more older Americans will find themselves in need of care, yet there are fewer caregivers.

Every day, 10,000 people turn 65. In 2020, there will be 56 million people 65 and older, up from 40 million in 2010.

Meanwhile, the ratio of caregivers to care recipients peaked in 2010 and has been falling since, in large part because of changing family dynamics.

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