The vast majority of seniors prefer to “age-in-place” or continue living in their own homes or communities. According to aarp.org, “nearly 90 percent of people over age 65 want to stay in their home for as long as possible, and 80 percent believe their current residence is where they will always live.”Read More
Caring for aging relatives is a big part of life for many members of the baby boomer generation. Family caregivers like you drive loved ones to doctor appointments, ensure their comfort, and are the first responders in an emergency. This frequent interaction with elderly people and their challenges with everyday life can seem like a flash forward to your own senior years. Helping a loved one today is a reminder of what you may need in 20 or 30 years. Baby boomers are shaping the future in many ways, and one of them is in the senior care arena. Here are some services that will help you to be a family caregiver today while as well as prepare for your future.
There are approximately 78 million baby boomers living in the U.S., and they began turning 65 last year. In previous generations, the mid-60s were years that marked retirement. However when their lives are (traditionally) supposed to become easier, baby boomers instead experience an increase in workload and stress levels. Between paying the bills, securing retirement plans and caring for family, what is in place to make sure that baby boomers are healthy, happy and ready to live comfortable and independent lives during their senior years