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?