Category: Gerontology

Fact Sheet: Aging in the United States

Straight from The Population Reference Bureau http://www.prb.org/Publications/Media-Guides/2016/aging-unitedstates-fact-sheet.aspx (January 2016) The Population Reference Bureau report, “Aging in the United States,” examines recent trends and disparities among adults ages 65 and older, and how baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964 will reshape America’s older population. In 2016, baby boomers will be between ages 52 and 70. Below are […]

Are You Ready to Grow Up, Grow Old, Or Grow? By Judi Bonilla @judibonilla #gerontologist

Grow Old Or Just Plain Grow? The phrase “grow up” often means to stop acting childish. Often it might mean to be more mature. What if we looked at aging as the opportunity to grow? As a gerontologist, I am always working to raise the positive profile of aging. Age and Time Today, I heard Alan […]