Aging Population: A Demographic Analysis

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Analyzing Demographics

There was an increase in the total aging population as well as the 65 and over population from 2012 to 2015. This increase in the older population will affect social and economical interests. Baby boomers are largely responsible for this increase in the older population (U.S. Census Bureau, 20014). With this boom comes change. The older population will become more racially and ethically diverse (U.S. Census Bureau, 20014). With change can come complications and challenges. Where we can expect to see some of these issues arise will be with programs such as Social Security, Medicare, families, businesses, and healthcare providers. Two factors that determine the composition of the aging population are fertility and

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