Geriatric Medical Massage


As we move later into the 2000s and modern medicine continues to get better and better, the number of older Americans continues to grow every year. The average life expectancy of men and women is currently 76 and 81, respectively. The National Center for Health Statistics reports that the U.S. population aged 65 years and older is projected to increase by almost 7 percent by 2030. The number of people over age 65 is expected to double from 35 million to 71 million, and the number of people over age 80 is expected to grow from 9.3 million in 2000 [...]