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Experts weigh in on how aging population affects us

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UPDATE 10-22-10: A live webcast of the discussion will be available tomorrow beginning at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time.

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10-11-10:

The number of Americans over the age of 65 is projected to double within the next three decades, and seniors are expected to outnumber children under 15 by the year 2032. Later this month, a group of experts in the fields of law, business and health will convene at Stanford to discuss how, exactly, society will be affected by these things.

Journalist Tom Brokaw will moderate the Oct. 23 roundtable, called “Generation Ageless: Longevity and the Boomers,” and will be joined by:

The event is free for Stanford students, staff and faculty; public tickets can be purchased through the Stanford Ticket Office.

Previously: The effects of an aging planet
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