aging http://wlrn.org en Are We Ready For A Massive Aging Population? http://wlrn.org/post/are-we-ready-massive-aging-population Transcript <p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Celeste Headlee. Michel Martin is away. We turn now to the future of aging in America. By the year 2050, one in five Americans will be over the age of 65. That's according to the U.S. Census. And when we talk about getting older, most of us think about, what? Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:29:13 +0000 18901 at http://wlrn.org Census: The Rest Of America Will Look More Like South Florida http://wlrn.org/post/census-rest-america-will-look-more-south-florida The trends continue:<p>"The U.S. population will be considerably older and more racially and ethnically diverse by 2060, according to projections <a href="https://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/population/cb12-243.html" target="_blank">released today by the U.S. Census Bureau</a>."<p>Based on data from the 2010 census, the bureau projects that:<p>-- "The population age 65 and older is expected to more than double between 2012 and 2060, from 43.1 million to 92.0 million. The older population would represent just over one in five U.S. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 16:24:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 6165 at http://wlrn.org Census: The Rest Of America Will Look More Like South Florida Why Nostalgia Can Be Fatal For Old Bikers http://wlrn.org/post/why-nostalgia-can-be-fatal-old-bikers <p></p><p>Motorcycle deaths are on the rise in Florida. And within that finding is another story: older bikers &nbsp;dying in increasing numbers.</p><p>University researchers say riding motorcycles is a popular hobby for retired Baby Boomers, many of whom rode when they were younger. But now, according to the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida in Tampa, their reflexes, eyesight and overall bike skills have eroded, and some of them are no longer safe on the road.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:26:49 +0000 Rick Stone 5643 at http://wlrn.org Why Nostalgia Can Be Fatal For Old Bikers