100-year-old boomers?

April 9, 2010

Pharma seeks genetic clues to healthy aging

LIFE SIXTYOne thing is sure: the pool of people to work with is growing fast. There are around 450,000 centenarians in the world today and experts estimate that thanks to aging baby-boomers, there could be a million across the world by 2030.
 
It’s not that much of an error, but baby-boomers are 1945 on, so they won’t start becoming centenarians until 2045, right?

T.B.

Yes, several readers properly questioned our math. We corrected: GBU Editor

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton salutes the crowd as he leaves the stage in a 2006 file photo, just days before turning 60. REUTERS/J.P. Moczulski

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