Archives: elder care

Creating Community as we Grow Older

They marched for civil rights, partied at Woodstock, and now, ten thousand baby boomers a day are turning sixty-five. We’ll explore how older Americans are finding community, starting with housing that’s less like nursing homes, and more like summer camp. And we’ll learn how new technology and old relationships make for a longer, richer life.

The Care and Keeping of Parents

Getting old is not for sissies. Approximately 8,000 Americans turn 65 every day, and by 2025, over 73 million will be Medicare recipients. As the nation grays, the question of caring for the elderly has taken center stage. This hour, we’ll learn how children of older adults can keep their sanity, and some of their money while caring for mom and dad

The Care and Keeping of Parents

Getting old is not for sissies. Approximately 8,000 Americans turn 65 every day, and by 2025, over 73 million will be Medicare recipients. As the nation grays, the question of caring for the elderly has taken center stage. This hour, we’ll learn how children of older adults can keep their sanity, and some of their money while caring for mom and dad