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You Take Care of Mom and Dad-Who Will Take Care of You?

  • 22 Aug 2016 5:14 PM
    Message # 4204615

    You Take Care of Mom and Dad-Who Will Take Care of You?

    According to a report by the AARP Public Policy Institute, family members ages 45 to 64 are the likeliest caregivers for the nation’s older people.  As boomers age over the next several decades, the ratio of likely caregivers to those that need care will shrink.

    Today

    There are about 7 caregivers for each person 80+

    2030

    There will be about 4 caregivers as Boomers reach 80

    2050

    There will be about 3 caregivers as Generation X hits 80

     Older generations now have lots of boomers to care for them.  But with lower rates of marriage and fewer children, the baby boom generation (born 1946-1964) and Generation X (1965-1979) will have smaller pools of caregivers. 

    Join us at Golden Connections Wednesday, August 24th when our Topic will be:

    Family Care and Encouraging Independence

    Speaker:  Sadie Kvenild, Peggy’s Home Care  

    Free to members of Golden Connections, $15.00 for guests.  Light snacks will be served.  RSVPs are appreciated: Doris Beckman, 831-601-4584 or goldenconnections1@gmail.com      www.mygoldenconnections.com

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