Archive for the ‘Research & Statistics’ Category

Happy Halloween everyone! We’ve compiled a list of some of the scariest health care statistics for our latest Homecare Advocate post. Read on if you dare.

Harvard, NPR, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation joined together to poll over 1200 pre-retirees and retirees about key areas of retirement life, including finances, health, institutional care, and more. The results? A large disconnect between those anticipating retirement and those already there. Whether one chalks it up to generational differences of the boomer population or any number of other circumstances, one thing is for sure. We need to have a real and honest conversation about what our needs are, what they will be, and what resources will be needed to take care of ourselves.

2011 marked the beginning of a new wave of seniors as the 1st boomers cross over. 1 in 5 Americans will be 65+ by 2040. This post explores 39 Age Friendly initiatives we can implement in our cities to prepare for the senior tsunami and keep them active and engaged in the community.

Celebrate independent living this 4th of July weekend! Kudos to these 5 fantastic American landmark cities known for being wheelchair-friendly.