March 4, 2014
By Nancy Zambell
Editor of Dick Davis Dividend Digest and Dick Davis Investment Digest
The population of the U.S. is aging. The over-65 age group grew by 18%—to 41.4 million—from 2000 to 2011. But we’re not the only country that’s growing old. By 2050, it’s estimated that the number of citizens in developing countries over the age of 60 will increase from 23% to 32%.
While many of us look forward to our golden years, they will most likely be more enjoyable with the assistance of an artificial part or two. I live in a resort-retirement area, where it’s common for the cocktail hour talk to turn to my neighbors’ new hip, knee or shoulder joints, or their latest surgery to replace heart valves and stents. Read More »