Host Adriane Berg and her battalion of experts come to the rescue to bring you the “Fountain of Truth” about Boomer lifestyle and fulfillment. If it is in your life, you will hear about it on Generation Bold. Health. Wealth. Travel. Relationships. Home. Spirituality. Sexuality. Older parents. Boomerang kids. Grandparenting.
Dr. Fernando Torres-Gil is the featured guest speaker and introduces the political, intergenerational and diversity trends that will affect the future of aging. The number of Americans ages 65 and older will more than double over the next 40 years, reaching 80 million in 2040. Approximately one in five Americans will be age 65 or older by 2040 as well, up from about one in eight in 2000. As we are living longer, an examination of important public policy issues – from labor to healthcare and housing – require fresh perspectives and reframing
Torres-Gil is a Professor of Social Welfare and Public Policy at UCLA, an Adjunct Professor of Gerontology at USC, and Director of the UCLA Center for Policy Research on Aging. He has written six books and over l00 publications, including The New Aging: Politics and Change in America (1992) and Lessons from Three Nations, Volumes I and II (2007).
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