INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY. AGING AND HEALTH. THE WORLD’S POPULATION IS GETTING OLDER. American children born in 1990 have a life expectancy of 78 years (Natl. Center for Health Statistics-07) 2000 yrs ago, the average newborn Roman baby could expect to live to the age of 22.
AGING AND HEALTH
***These changes can be offset in part by health, diet and exercise