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The Next Economy

Living Longer Than Ever

December 19, 2011

With an average life expectancy of 78 years, the United States is comparable to Mexico and Morocco. But the U.S. is on track to soon join the ranks of elder societies, such as Japan and Italy, where life expectancy exceeds 80 years. As more Americans live longer, the individual benefits and collective challenges of increased longevity are poised to take center stage.



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