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Document Number: 7653

Reinvesting in the Third Age - In 2004, 54.2 million people in the United States were between the ages of 55 and 79, constituting about 19% of the American population, and that number is rising. This report describes the changing demographics of adults aged 55 to 79, their motivations for participating in higher education and the obstacles that prevent broader participation. (American Council on Education, October 2007)...


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