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Goal. Improve the health, function, and quality of life of older adults. Overview. As Americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented.

Many older adults live active and healthy lives. Some changes may just be part of normal aging, while others may be a warning sign of a medical problem. It is important to know the difference, and to let your health care provider know if you have any concerns.

The United States — and the world — are aging. The number of Americans aged 65 and older is projected to double from 46 million to more than 98 million by.

“Senior” is too limited – in Canada, the word “senior” indicates a Sometimes we use the term “older adult”, but this expression is not ideal.