America is aging rapidly. By 2030 when the Baby Boomers have all retired, more than 20% of the population will be over sixty-five. Thanks to the advances of medicine, these aging Americans can expect to live fifteen to twenty years past retirement, perhaps even longer. Many experts believe that this is a demographic time bomb that will have an enormous impact on our workplace, our families and the nation. What choices will an aging society force on America? Who is responsible for these older people? Their families? The government? Moderated by Charles Ogletree.
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