Number of Elderly Men on the Rise

Nightmist writes "According to this article from the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, new information indicates that the number of elderly men in this country is on a sharp increase. Men are starting to live longer, catching up to women in lifespan. It suggests that the growing population of elderly men may start to experience some of the frailty generally associated with elderly women now that men are living longer. Also, the number of elderly men is increasing more than the number of elderly women."Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Title: Increase in elderly propelled by men

Author: M.A.J. McKenna

Date: May 22, 2001

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