Myth Busting

Did you know?

  • Adults 50+ are the most powerful consumers in the marketplace.Boomers border
  • One in three Americans is now 50 or older. This group has 80 percent of the financial assets and 50 percent of the discretionary income!
  • More than half the people who ever lived to be 65 are alive today!
  • The vast majority of older persons are not disabled. In fact, many older folks are in better shape than their grand kids!
  • There is more variety among older people than among any other age group.
  • Less than 5% of seniors live in nursing homes.
  • According to the latest Census Bureau figures, a historic low of Americans 65 and older live below the poverty line – 9.7 percent.
  • The probability of dementia at age 65 is only about five percent.
  • Older people can (and do) learn lots of new things!
  • Working older adults who work are quite productive.

65 years and older are likely to have:loving life fruit border

  • More education
  • A Spouse
  • Better health
  • More financial resources

Older workers are likely to be:

  • Part-time employees
  • Self-employed
  • In sales or management jobs

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