Projected Costs of Caring For Elderly People
Spending for the federal government's two largest programs to support the elderly—Social Security and Medicare—is projected to climb sharply as the baby boom generation enters retirement.
SOURCE: Projections provided by the Social Security Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Vol. 20, Issue 13, Page 35Published in Print: November 29, 2000, as Projected Costs of Caring For Elderly People