Life expectancy is 79
"We now have several hundred teachers that are over 100 years old and what I've read recently is that a baby born today, their age expectancy is 110, at least."
— PolitiFact Texas
on Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
An estimate, but a solid one
"Currently, half a million Floridians have Alzheimer’s disease, and in less than 10 years, a 40 percent growth rate means that another 200,000 Floridians will develop this devastating illness."
— PolitiFact Florida
on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Somewhat overstated, but in the ballpark
Fifty percent of workers ages 55 to 64 have "zero" money "in the bank as they enter retirement."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
Cuts proposed, but not 'immediate' and mostly not that high
"Republicans Looking To Cut Social Security As Much As 50 percent Immediately."
on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
Life expectancy was 62 back then
"We adopted the modern Social Security system at a time when the average person died before they were old enough to get Social Security."
— PolitiFact Virginia
on Monday, December 12th, 2016