Misrepresented Elderly

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The sixty-five and over population has grown to be the fastest growing group. Because there will be advances in nutrition and medicine, centenarians will be at one million by the center of the twenty-first century. Non-whites are to be expected to be one-third of the population by 2050. As of now, minorities are misrepresented because most of them do not have health insurance or care. Majority of them are poor and work very dangerous jobs. If you are past sixty-five years of age then you are considered elderly. It is not normal for anyone to make it past age sixty-two. Most of the elderly who retired lost more than half of what their retirement would have been. Many of them had to go back and work again and change their plans. Minorities had

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