Winston-Salem, NC - According to officials at Heritage, it's a fact: America is getting older.
The U.S. Census data shows that, one in every eight Americans is age 65 or older. In 20 years, that will change to one in every five.
The week of September 23 - 28, is national "Active Aging Week," when experts on wellness for seniors focus on changing how Americans perceive aging.
News 2 caught up with several seniorsd in the Heritage Woods community in Winston-Salem. They joined other retirement communities for mock-Olympics Day activities.