A timely article by the The Atlantic. Although I don’t necessarily agree that this is an invisible revolution or that aging is quietly changing America, I definitely agree that people (especially voters) should hear more about it.
A rapidly growing elderly population might be the most important yet inevitable feature of the country’s economic future. Why aren’t voters hearing more about it?
The greying of America will touch every station of economic and political life: the size of the labor force, the jobs the economy will require, the ethnic makeup of the country, and the productivity of the workforce. In short, aging affects everything.
Read the full article at The Atlantic’s website here. And, as always, you are welcome to leave your thoughts in the comments below.