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28 August 2013

In 1970, Roughly One In Every Six Amer

by Code Monkey

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“In 1970, roughly one in every six Americans lived alone. That number now stands at slightly more than every one in four, according to a new Census Bureau report”\ \  With each passing generation seeing it as “normal” to live alone, what is going to happen when we age and need to be taken care of?\ \  Retirement homes are expensive and can’t possibly house the sheer number of “loners” who could not imagine spending their golden years sharing a house with extended family or friends.

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Census: More Americans are living alone

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