The 2010 United States Census cited the largest number of people over the age of 65 in the United States ever recorded. This number is projected to increase over the next several decades. Thus, as the older population continues to increase, the interest in aging and the aging population increases. Complete the following:
- Conduct research on aging and aging populations and the treatment of aging and aging populations in the United States and another country of your choice.
- What are some of the specific documented reasons for the growth in gerontology studies in the United States in the last 20 years?
- What positive or helpful perspectives can the United States teach your selected other country about aging? In turn, what positive or helpful perspective can the United States learn from your selected other country about aging?