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William H. Frey

Frey says age of senior citizen status a "gray area"

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"'Seniorhood' a moving target" - Toledo Blade. 02/19/2012.

Who qualifies as a "senior citizen"? As William Frey suggests here, as the 80 million or so Boomers reach retirement age, the status of seniorhood may be somewhat of a moving target. For example, marketers may stretch their intended audience age limit, or businesses may follow Social Security's lead and raise the age for discounts.

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William H. Frey

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