65+ in the United States: 2005 cites dramatic shifts in demographic, health and economic aspects of aging in America and suggests how baby boomers, the first of whom turn 60 in 2006, will further redefine aging in the future. The report covers five important areas: growth of the older population, longevity and health, economic characteristics, geographic distribution, social and other characteristics of people 65 and over.
When: Thursday, March 9, 2006; 10:30-11:30 a.m. EST
Who: Participants will first make brief remarks and then answer questions.
How: Media only can participate by calling toll-free phone number and using the confirmation code below.
Call-in number: (877) 704-5391
Confirmation code: 9548806
What: Reporters with assigned logins and passwords may access the full report, 65+ in the United States: 2005, under embargo until Thursday, March 9, 10:35 a.m. ET, by visiting the "embargoed releases" section at http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases on the Census Bureau Web site. Media members without logins and passwords can obtain a temporary login and password by calling the Census Bureau Public Information Office at (301) 763-3030.
National Institute on Aging:
Susan Farrer or Linda Joy
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Feb 2009
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