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America is aging — as a country. As of last year about one in seven Americans was older than 65, and by 2030 it will be closer to one in five Americans. Aging impacts all of us, regardless of how young or old.
From health care to finances, our aging nation creates new challenges and issues for all Americans — baby boomers and millennials alike.
This Monday, July 13, the White House is highlighting the issues involved with growing old in America today.
As a special part of that event, AOL is teaming up with the White House to help shed light on this important topic. As part of our comprehensive coverage throughout the day, Labor Secretary Tom Perez will be answering questions live on Monday on AOL.com — and you can be part of the discussion.
Here are the top issues we’ll be discussing:
Submit questions and join the conversation on how aging is transforming the work force and impacting the economy with @AOL and @LaborSec with the hashtag #WhiteHouseOnAOL on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Vine — or even in the comments below.