The Best And Worst States For Growing Old

January 22, 2016

“Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional,” according to former baseball player Chili Davis. If this sentiment is true, then the more organized and forward-thinking among us will probably find 24/7 Wall Street’s list of the best and worst states to grow old in of some interest.

With the U.S. elderly population expanding faster than ever, thanks to the aging generation of baby boomers, it seems as relevant a time as ever to take a look at which states are the best to grow old in, even if you continue to refuse to grow up.

Income, health, labor, and environment and access are the four broad categories in which the list's data is compiled. 

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