Gray Divorce Tag

It is no longer rare for people to divorce after decades of marriage. While the overall divorce rate in the United States is at its lowest point since the 1970s, divorce among older Americans is on the rise. Nowadays, about 1 in 4 divorces are couples over the age of 50, making the 50+ demographic the largest segment of the divorced population. Since 1990, the number of older Americans seeking a divorce has more than doubled, and the figures are only expected to increase. Here’s what you need to know about divorce after 50 years old.