Here in the United States, the total numbers of senior citizens living throughout the country are very much on the rise. As a matter of fact, the data that has been gathered on the subject is more than in support of this claim. This data shows that, by the time that we reach the year of 2040, now just 20 years ahead of us, the number of people over the age of 85 in this one country alone will number more than 14 million. And more than 50,000 people throughout the United States have even reached – or surpassed – their 100th birthday, a truly impressive feat to just about anyone and everyone. Even more people will be under this age but still over the age of 65, meaning that the elderly population will have swelled tremendously by this point.
But being a senior citizen is not what it once was. Due to a long average lifespan and breakthroughs made in the medical field, many a senior citizen is living productively and independently for longer. After all, up to 90% of all elderly people