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By 2030, the number of Americans age 65 and over is projected to reach some 71.5 million people, and nearly 10 million of them will be age 85 and older. Today, many seniors report better health, greater wealth, and higher levels of education than seniors in past decades.
From talking and reading to infants to making values clear (best done in conversations around the dinner table), parents exert enormous influence over their children's development. They are, however, not the only influences, especially after children enter school.