If we live long enough then we all have something in common — aging. The elderly, often defined as someone over age 65, now comprise 14 percent of the U.S. population and are projected to rise to 20 percent by the year 2050. For your next term paper you might consider research topics on aging such as age discrimination or aging and sexuality.
You might even want to take a course on gerontology which is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging and elderly people. Read more