5 Reasons Foster Grandparents Are Awesome

I was thrilled to stumble upon this lovely photo essay, Foster grandparent known for hugs and nurturing. The images of foster grandmother Ruthie Cruz, age 82, with toddler Will Hardin melted my heart, but as I read more about Cruz and ...

 
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Caregivers, Are You Feeling the Effects of Holiday Stress?

It’s an exhausting time of year for many of us, particularly for caregivers in the sandwich generation (those caring for kids and seniors). In addition to the usual stress of caregiving tasks, there are the added responsibilities of holiday ...

 
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Boomers Aren’t the Only Ones Who Should Care About Social Security

Bill Keller, an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, talks to boomers one-on-one in this recent piece. And though he opened it with these words, “If you were born before 1946 or after 1964, you are free to go... I need ...

 
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New Affordable Senior Housing Complex in California Emphasizes Arts

This news article from the Long Beach Business Journal proves that affordable senior housing is possible, and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring.

Introducing the Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: a 200-unit complex for seniors that offers ...

 
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What the Sandwich Generation Wants in Senior Housing

It is clear that the long hallways and small rooms nursing home blueprint of the past is out. Besides the fact that the “medical model” of senior care is not exactly desirable, everyone’s talking about boomers and how they ...

 
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New Programs to Serve “Next Generation” at Brookdale Senior Living

Things are changing in senior housing every day. Providers are preparing for the next generation of residents, public and private entities are seeking new funding options and revenue streams, state governments are revising regulations to better suit new care categories, ...

 
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Generation Alzheimer’s

A new microsite has been developed by the Alzheimer’s Association, with the apt albeit unsettling title – “Generation Alzheimer’s: The Defining Disease of the Baby Boomers.”

Facts like “An estimated 10 million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer's” as listed on the site certainly affirm the severity of the impact that Alzheimer’s will have on boomers, many of whom are already afflicted via early-onset, or by way of caring for ...

 
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Brokaw’s Back, with the Boomer Generation

Tom Brokaw's back to interview a new generation: boomers. The children - all 78 million of them - of his defined "greatest generation" are shaping our world today in ways that their parents, or maybe even themselves, would never have imagined.

Through a series of interviews, premiering this Thursday, March 4th at 9pm (ET/PT) on CNBC, Brokaw takes us back - to meet the couple in that famous Woodstock photo,

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