Among centenarians, 81 percent are women and 17 percent live below the poverty line.
Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau indicate a sunny future for the economy.
Men are living longer than they used to — catching up to women whose lifespans aren’t lengthening as quickly as they used to.
All of us baby boomers are rushing headlong toward retirement. In honor of Older Americans Month in May, the U.S. Census Bureau released these statistics that make clear just how quickly we’re climbing over the hill and sliding down the other side. In 2009, there were 39.6 million Americans 65 and older — about 13