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Resources on Aging Research

Resources on Alzheimer's Disease

Data and Statistics on Aging

  • 90+ in the United States: 2006–2008 – The report describes this rapidly growing segment of the population which suggests that the designation of oldest-old should be changed from 85 to 90 years, and details the demographic, health and economic status of America’s oldest adults. (PDF, 3.7M)
  • Older Americans 2010 – Contains data from several federal sources on several indicators of well-being for older adults. The indicators are categorized into five broad areas—population, economics, health status, health risks and behaviors, and health care. It is produced every two years by the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.
  • An Aging World: 2008 – Examines the demographic and socioeconomic trends accompanying the phenomenon of global aging and expands on nine international population trends identified in 2007 by the NIA and the U.S. Department of State. It was commissioned by the NIA and produced by the U.S. Census Bureau. (PDF, 11.5M)
  • 65+ in the U.S. – U.S. Census Bureau publication provides extensive demographic information on older Americans. (2005) (PDF, 8.3M)


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