How intergenerational connections help older Americans stay happier and healthier

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — America’s population is older than it’s ever been, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. About 18 percent of Americans are at least 65 years old, a number that’s projected to hit 28 percent in 30 years. And as that demographic grows, some of them are reimagining retirement.