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Contact: Suzanne Wu
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University of Southern California

Number of Disabled Elderly Americans 2010-2060

Caption: An investment in delayed aging would mean 11.7 million more healthy adults over the age of 65 in 2060 -- far more than even optimistic advances in cancer or heart disease research, which would barely improve on the baseline of not doing anything.

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