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Jan Mutchler

Jan Mutchler

Jan Mutchler is a Professor, Department of Gerontology, McCormack Graduate School Director, Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Turning gray and into the red: The true cost of growing old in America

By: - January 4, 2020

The U.S. population is aging at such a rate that within a few years, older Americans will outnumber the country’s children for the first time, according to census projections. But rising rents, health care and other living costs mean that for many entering their retirement years, balancing the household budget can be a struggle. To […]