▷ Growing older comes with a laundry list of perks and concerns. On one hand, you're given the opportunity to enjoy the fruits of your labor. A life well-lived is rewarded with wisdom and the ability to approach and appreciate family, friends, and the beautiful world around us.
▷ By the year 2030, all American baby boomers will be over the age of 65. And for the first time in U.S. history, seniors will outnumber children.
⌘ A guest post by Lydia Chan of Alzheimer's Caregiver There are two things you shouldn’t take a gamble on: your health and your retirement fund.
▷ Are you considering a continuing care retirement community (CCRC)? Knowing how to find continuing care is the first step. Knowing how to pay for continuing care is of at least equal importance.
▷ When you're looking for a home for you or your loved one, the best option might not be obvious. There are many choices and one of the choices that keep resurfacing in a positive manner are continuing care retirement communities.
▷ There are currently over 40 million senior citizens in the US age 65 and older. This number is expected to grow to almost 100 million seniors in the next few decades. As these Americans look forward to their well-deserved retirement, some will be considering whether a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) is their next stage of life.
▷ Thanks to advancements in modern medicine we are an aging population. Last year, the population of people over 65 in America reached 52 million. But by 2030 this is set to increase to 67 million!
▷ In 2017, 15.6% of America's population was 65 or older; this number is continually rising and is projected to reach 22.1% in 2050. You, your parents, or another loved one may be joining the senior population in the near future.
◆ As of 2020, an estimated 55.9 million people in the United States will be 65 or older. By 2030, all baby boomers will be 65 or older.
◇ Shared blog post from United Zion Retirement Community Regular exercise improves mood; helps prevents chronic diseases; boost immune function; aids long-term cognitive function; protects against bone loss; decreases pain; maintains strength and range of motion; and reduces risk of injury.