Friday, August 30, 2013

Boomers & Caregivers.

Doom and gloom naysayers .. .However, perhaps it is going to be the future for old age boomers..

Full coverage

Retiring boomers face caregiver shortage

MarketWatch (blog) - ‎Aug 27, 2013‎
Most people age 65 and over who need caregiving help get at least some of that help from their families –often, from their boomer-generation children. But as a new report from the AARP Public Policy Institute makes clear this week, the boomers may struggle ...

In Coming Decades, Fewer Caregivers

New York Times (blog) - ‎Aug 26, 2013‎
If you're a healthy baby boomer looking after your own elderly parents, that question may not have crossed your mind just yet. But it's going to be a big issue going forward. The AARP's Public Policy Institute issued a report on Monday suggesting that potential ...

AARP: Fewer people will take care of baby boomers

The Seattle Times - ‎Aug 26, 2013‎
A report released Monday by AARP projects that by 2030 there will be only four potential caregivers available for each person 80 or older, down from a high of more than seven in 2010. By Tara Bahrampour. The Washington Post ...

AARP kicks aging baby boomers when they're already down

Los Angeles Times - ‎Aug 26, 2013‎
The end is near. No, really. And it's not going to be pretty. Don't take it from me, though. The ones issuing the doomsday proclamation this time are the folks at AARP. And they're talking about you, baby boomers. Seems it's the same old mathematical equation ...

Baby boomers may have no one to care for them in old age

Los Angeles Times - ‎Aug 26, 2013‎
Baby boomers may have no one to care for them in their old age. Shifting demographics mean that aging boomers will have fewer friends and family members to take care of them as they get into their 80s, according to a new study by AARP. In other words ...

AARP: Senior Caregiver Supply to Plummet as Boomers Age

Senior Housing News - ‎Aug 27, 2013‎
Fewer older Americans will be able to remain living in their homes as they age, predicts AARP in a new report, as the number of potential caregivers shrinks dramatically compared to the coming boom in seniors at risk of needing long-term care.

Aging Boomers Will Result In Massive Decrease In Caregiver Availability

RedOrbit - ‎Aug 27, 2013‎
Baby boomers who are currently caring for their elderly parents might not have anyone around to fill that role during their twilight years, according to a new study from AARP. According to the study, the ratio of potential caregivers to older men and women in ...

As baby boomers age, caregiver shortage grows

MSN News - ‎Aug 27, 2013‎
An AARP report predicts the ratio of family caregivers to the elderly will plummet in the coming decades. MSN News 3 days ago James Eng of MSN News. share · tweet · email. Americans who believe they'll be able to rely on their families as caregivers when ...

Baby Boomers May Fall Short of Caregivers by 2030

Headlines & Global News - ‎Aug 27, 2013‎
Americans should anticipate a huge shortage of caregivers available to take care of the boomers in the next decades. (Photo : Reuters). Americans should anticipate a huge shortage of caregivers available to take care of the boomers in the next decades, the ...

Baby Boomers May Not Have Caregivers in Old Age

Austrian Tribune - ‎Aug 27, 2013‎
It has recently been suggested by shifting demographics that baby boomers could be having lesser or no friends to look after them when they enter their 80s. The ageing boomers are even unlikely to have family members by their side. The same does not ...

Can technology close the care gap for Baby Boomers?

GigaOM - ‎Aug 26, 2013‎
A report from the AARP shows that as Baby Boomers age, the number of potential caregivers will dramatically decrease. Policy changes are need to address the shortage, but technology could make a difference too. elderly. Baby Boomers may be stepping up ...

AARP Report Projects Caregiver Gap for Aging Baby Boomers

Millionaire Corner - ‎Aug 26, 2013‎
"The supply of family caregivers is unlikely to keep pace with demand to assist the growing number of frail older people in the future." Article | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 13:18 | By Donald Liebenson. A new AARP report will not ease Baby Boomers concerned about ...

You Take Care of Mom, But Who Will Take Care of You?

AARP News - ‎Aug 26, 2013‎
WASHINGTON, DC – The pool of family and friends to care for Baby Boomers as they age into their 80s will be less than half as deep as it is today, according to a new report from AARP. The report predicts the ratio of potential family caregivers to elders ...

Help! Who Will Care for Baby Boomers When They Need It?

AARP News (blog) - ‎Aug 26, 2013‎
Many hands may not really make light work, but at least they help. The abundance of baby boomers means many can care for their aging parents. But a sobering report released today by the AARP Public Policy Institute shows that within the next 20 years, ...