Tag: Boomers

Fact Sheet: Aging in the United States

Straight from The Population Reference Bureau http://www.prb.org/Publications/Media-Guides/2016/aging-unitedstates-fact-sheet.aspx (January 2016) The Population Reference Bureau report, “Aging in the United States,” examines recent trends and disparities among adults ages 65 and older, and how baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964 will reshape America’s older population. In 2016, baby boomers will be between ages 52 and 70. Below are […]

470 billion reasons to support caregivers

This is an excerpt of a blog from The Hill written by@SandyMarkwood is the CEO of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/341670-470-billion-reasons-to-support-caregivers Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter quintessentially captured just how meaningful $470 billion can be when she said, “There are only four kinds of people in this world—those who have been caregivers, […]