The obesity rates have more than duplicated in adults and children since the 1970’s in the United States. Obesity currently stands as a leading health problem in the United States. It is important to understand that two-thirds of U.S adults are overweight or obese.
United States is located in the continent of North America. The country has an approximate population of 318 million people. The health indicators for the country entail life expectancy, the probability of children dying at the under the age of five and that from 15-60 years per 1000.
Late adult development refers to the age of the adults above 65 years. The increase in life expectancy in the rich nations of the world has led to a rise in the older adults. Adult development at this stage is coupled with changes in the perceptions and role of the person in the society.