Chris’ must read of the day: What are your chances of living past 100?

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File Photo: A senior citizen holds a sign during a rally to protect federal health programs at the 8th Annual Healthy Living Festival on July 15, 2011 in...
File Photo: A senior citizen holds a sign during a rally to protect federal health programs at the 8th Annual Healthy Living Festival on July 15, 2011 in...
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A big part of the debate on entitlement spending is that Medicare costs have risen sharply along with life expectancy in the U.S. But who’s most likely to celebrate their own centennial?

The latest US Census report shows that an overwhelming number of Americans over age 100 - eight in ten - are women. They’re also more likely to be “white city-dwellers in the Northeast or Midwest.” It’s Chris’ must read of the day and you can check it out here.

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Chris' must read of the day: What are your chances of living past 100?

Updated