About __________ of the Elderly Have Private Health Insurance in Addition
About __________ of the elderly have private health insurance in addition to Medicare.
In the United States today,about __________ people are in nursing homes.
A major motivation for companies to retire employees is __________.
A)lower labor costs by replacing them with lower-paid younger workers
B)to reduce the amount of taxes they pay
C)they don't have to pay Social Security on younger workers
D)to give younger workers a chance to live out the American dream since retirement-age workers have largely failed
E)because the facts show that retirement-age workers are less productive and absent more frequently because of illness
Recently,the Social Security system has been modified in order to increase the retirement age after the turn of the century.The main reason for this action was to ___________.
A)end economic discrimination against the elderly
B)provide workers in what is expected to be an era of labor shortage
C)reduce financial pressure on the Social Security system
D)recognize the new retirement age that social scientists advocate for an older,healthier,population
E)ensure that the retirement age is indexed to life expectancy