Kaiser Health News writes of an analysis from Samuel Preston of the University of Pennsylvania, that found that seniors in urban areas and on the coasts are surviving longer than their counterparts in rural areas and the nation’s interior. This geographic gap in life expectancy for older Americans has been widening since 2000, according to this research, which highlights growing inequality in later life.
- Life Beyond 65: Changing Spatial Patterns of Survival at Older Ages in the United States, 2000–2016. The Journals of Gerontology. 29 January 2020
- Kaiser Health News: https://khn.org/news/the-startling-inequality-gap-that-emerges-after-age-65/