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Week 2

Week 2

APA format

175 – 265 words

Cite at least one (1) peer-reviewed reference

Respond to the following:


Read the following publications from the US Census Bureau:

  • “The Older Population in Rural America: 2012-2016”
  • “The Population 65 Years and Older in the United States”

Use the Search function at the top of the page to find the articles.


  • Considering the various theories of aging and the U.S. Census Bureau data, what are the pros and cons of having children today?
  • Do you think that young people in the United States want to have many or few children?
  • What impact will today’s decisions about having children have on the future age structure of the U.S. population?