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As public agencies prepare for the Baby Boomer generation’s approach to old age, those same boomers take steps to enjoying their golden years

 Added on February 16, 2018  David Mendez  newsletter , Redondo Beach The Hands to Heart Quilters of Perry Park Senior Center. The group meets weekly to create projects and socialize. “The beauty is not so much the fabric, but getting together,” said organizer Sharon Childers. Photo by David Mendez Silver Tsunami by David Mendez When […]

How much will average Baby Boomer get from Social Security over lifetime?

Social Security is probably the most important social program for seniors. Though it covers the disabled and survivors of deceased workers as well, it’s instrumental in keeping millions of retired workers above the poverty line. According to an analysis from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, monthly payouts from Social Security keep 22.1 million […]

How Can Baby Boomers Become More HCV Aware?

Gavin Cloherty, PhD According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), baby boomers are 5 times more likely to have hepatitis C (HCV) than other adults. Through IV drug abuse and unprotected sex, baby boomers have reported such high HCV rates, Gavin Cloherty, PhD, director of Infectious Disease Research for Abbott’s diagnostics business […]

Caring For Loved Ones – Less Is Best

Barbara Friesner, Eldercare Expert for the National Association of Baby Boomer Women and Founder of AgeWiseLiving.com reports that, according to the 2006 MetLife Mature Market Institute survey, the majority of family caregivers (79%) are providing care to someone over the age of 50. In addition, nearly 60% of those caring for an adult over the […]

Move along, baby boomers – Xenia Gazette

Historians won’t look fondly on 2017. The news cycle was dominated by sexual assault, widespread anxiety, the unedited musings of a mentally unstable president, rising economic inequality, and an opioid epidemic. And in case you forgot, the planet is still on track to boil. In short, things were bad. This year, it’s time to transition […]

Here’s How Much the Average Baby Boomer Will Receive From Social Security Over a Lifetime | Business Markets and Stocks News

Social Security is probably the most important social program for seniors. Though it covers the disabled and survivors of deceased workers as well, it’s instrumental in keeping millions of retired workers above the poverty line. According to an analysis from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, monthly payouts from Social Security keep 22.1 million […]