One of the simple demographic facts facing America is that America is getting older. Approximately 55 million people in the U.S. are over 55 years of age. By the year 2014, the youngest baby boomer (born January 2011, more than 10,000 baby boomers began reaching the age of 65 every single day, and this trend will continue for the next 18 years. Currently, 34 million Americans are over 65 and that will double by 2030. By the year 2020, the senior population will number 115 million people.