Leisure Inequality: What the Rich-Poor Longevity Gap Will Do to Retirement

Certainly, retirement has become more democratic since Social Security was passed in 1935, guaranteeing a stable income to all retired Americans. And cleaner air, cleaner water, and anti-smoking campaigns have greatly increased life expectancy. But while the National Academy’s research doesn’t establish causal links, it demonstrates an insidious new form of inequality that has serious implications for retirement security—including Medicare, Social Security, and pensions—and long-term care.

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