Benefits of Population Aging

It is a fact that the US population is aging and the impacts of an aging population need to be considered. Much of the discussion related to the increase of people age 65+ focuses on the problems it will create, but what about the benefits?

According to a study published in September of 2014 in the journal PLOS ONE, population aging may turn out to have many positive impacts for society. 

Read, “The Plus Side of Population Aging” by researchers at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)  in Germany and the United States, in which they identified five areas population aging could bring net benefits.