The AGING REVOLUTION! In 1958 the population 50+ years of age was 41.7 million and in 2014 now 108.7 million. Average monthly Social Security benefit in 1958 was $74 and now it is $1,252. Life expectancy at age 65 is 78 for men and 82 for women and now in 2014 it is 84 years for men and now 86 for women. Median household income for persons over 65+ in 1958 was $2,666 and now $38,848. The 1st aging revolution was about FREEDOM FROM WORK and now we are in the 2nd on FREEDOM TO DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT or THE AGE OF POSSIBILITIES. We need to add more life to our years!!