Older Adults Are Fatter Than Ever, Increasing Their Risk Of Illness

July 1, 2014 4:47 PM

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Older Adults Are Fatter Than Ever, Increasing Their Risk Of Illness

Older people are working more, voting more, and drinking and smoking less than they used to. That's the good news.

But nearly three-quarters of older men and about two-thirds of women over age 64 are overweight or obese, making them more likely to have to deal with diabetes, arthritis and impaired mobility.

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