700,000 women lose their husbands each year and will be widows
for an average of 14 years
-U.S. Bureau of the Census (1999)
800,000 new widows/widowers in the U.S. in 2002
Mental Health Association
In 1999, there were over four times as many widows (8.4 million)
as widowers (1.9 million)
32% of women aged 55 and older are widows ·
of men aged 55 and older are widower
1999 study by John J. Havens and Paul G. Schervish of the Social
Welfare Research Institute concluded that over the next 55 years
upwards of $41 trillion dollars will be transferred from one generation
to another—through inheritance, philanthropy, and taxes."
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