William H. Frey  says age of senior citizen status a "gray area"

William H. Frey says age of senior citizen status a "gray area"

NIA Aging Centers News Reference

Who qualifies as a "senior citizen"? As William Frey suggests here, as the 80 million or so Boomers reach retirement age, the status of seniorhood may be somewhat of a moving target. For example, marketers may stretch their intended audience age limit, or businesses may follow Social Security's lead and raise the age for discounts.

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William H. Frey (Michigan)

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"'Seniorhood' a moving target" - Toledo Blade. 2/19/2012.

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