United States of America

Key Documents - Normative Frameworks

Older Americans Act Amendments of 2006 (pdf document)
More Information can be found on the Administration on Ageing page

related to Commitment 7 (see text, see related indicators)

Key Documents - Policies and Strategies

Document: Choices for Independence. Modernizing the Older Americans Act (pdf format)
More information on the Older Americans Act


Implementation Activities - National Implementation

Website: Social Security Online - The Official Website of the US Social Security Administration

Document: Country report on the implementation of the UNECE Regional Implementation Strategy (RIS) of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) (pdf format)


Demographic indicators

Basic UNECE profile


Country Reports

Document: The Maturing of America. Communities Moving Forward for an Aging Population (pdf format)

Document: The Changing Demographic Profile of the United States (pdf format)

Document: THE NEXT FOUR DECADES - The Older Population in the United States: 2010 to 2050. Population Estimates and Projections (pdf format)

Document: 2009 Profile of Older Americans (pdf format)

Document: Unemployment Statistics On Older Americans (2007 - 2009) (pdf format)

Document: White house conference on aging: the Booming dynamics of aging: From awareness to action (pdf format)

Link: US Social Security Administration, Office of Police Report: Income of the Population 55 or Older, 2004 (Expanded Edition, released July 2008)

Document: Older Workers: Opportunities and Challenges (pdf format)

Document: Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being (pdf format)

Research Papers

Document: Older Americans in Poverty: A Snapshot, April 2010 (pdf format)


Leadership Council of Aging Organizations