Monday, February 10, 2014

Immigration Is the Only Reason the U.S. Doesn't Have an Aging Crisis

This article explains how the US is thriving because of its immigrants. It also has a fascinating graph showing populations of people over 65 in many countries.   - - Donna Poisl


“Old Europe” was how Donald Rumsfeld referred to countries like France and Germany in the lead-up to the Iraq War. You know: Traditional, castle-studded, Medieval-Times-inspiring. Aged. “Vintage,” if we’re being nice.

But actually, Europe is literally getting old.

A new Pew report out today finds that in several European countries, along with Japan, South Korea, and China, the senior-citizen population is growing rapidly, driving concerns about healthcare spending and social support for the elderly.
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