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According to the American Association of Retired Persons magazine, (AARP):

Seniors are the fastest growing population to embrace technology spending $7 billion annually online and their income per capita is 26% higher than the national average. Some other facts about today’s seniors:

  • They control 70% of all wealth in the US
  • They have more than $2 trillion in annual income
  • They have more disposable income than any other age group
  • They would be lost with their computers & the internet (84%)
  • They purchase 41% of new cars
  • They spend 74% more on vacations than any other age group
  • They exercise – 16 million say they exercise at least 3 times a week
  • They enjoy gambling and are willing to travel to do so
  • They spend more on groceries, health products and leisure
  • They buy 51% of all over the counter drugs
  • The purchase 74% of all prescription drugs
  • They purchase 25% of all toys
  • They account for 60% of all healthcare spending
  • 49% cite health and wellness as their primary concern
  • 52% report no physical activity
  • 35% report moderate physical activity 12 X a month
  • 13% say they’re in excellent health
  • 72% have one or more chronic diseases
  • 43% have high blood pressure
  • 24% have a walking disability
  • 16% have diabetes