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Reports: Other Aging

Greater Minnesota: Refined and Revisited
Minnesota State Demographic Center, January 2017, 68 pp.
This report details demographic and economic characteristics of Minnesota's residents using a four-tiered definition of an area--urban, large town, small town, and rural--based on both population size and proximity to other communities.   more info >

The Baby Boom Cohort in the United States: 2012 to 2060
U.S. Census Bureau, May 2014, 16 pp.
Presents demographic projections for the U.S. population, focusing on baby boomers.   more info >

An Aging Nation: The Older Population in the United States
U.S. Census Bureau, May 2014, 28 pp.
Examines how the age structure in the U.S. is expected to change over the coming decades, with a focus on people page 65 and older in terms of age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.   more info >

Diversity in Old Age: The Elderly in Changing Economic and Family Contexts
California Center for Population Research, November 2013, 57 pp.
Describes growing diversity of 65+ population and the way demographic changes are impacting families across generations.   more info >

The uneven aging and 'younging' of America: State and metropolitan trends in the 2010 census
Brookings Institution, June 2011, 21 pp.
This brief examines 2010 census data to evaluate uneven shifts in the populations of older and younger adults.  It examines national patterns of age-related growth and decline, state and metropolitan variations in older and younger population shifts, and the geography of senior and soon-to-be senior populations.   more info >

Age and Arts Participation: A Case Against Demographic Destiny
National Endowment for the Arts, February 2011, 80 pp.
This report provides an analysis of the relationship between age and arts participation in the Survey of Public Participation in the Arts data for 1982, 1992, 2002, and 2008. It concludes that age and year of birth are poor predictors of arts participation and that the age distribution of art-goers now generally mirrors that of the U.S. adult population.   more info >

Voices of 50+ America: Dreams & Challenges
AARP, February 2011, 20 pp.
Results from surveys of Americans age 50+ that asked about their dreams and challenges for the future. Reports are available for each state.   more info >

Creativity Matters: Arts and Aging in America
Americans for the Arts, January 2008, 16 pp.
Arts and creativity programs provided by and for older adults are fast becoming accepted for their health, morale, and social benefit. This report provides basic information on current trends and opportunities to integrate creativity and aging.   more info >

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