Monthly Archives: May 2017

Most Americans believe the government should pay for long term elderly care

AP-NORC presented an interesting infographic regarding America’s thinking regarding long term care.  Most Americans have done little or no planning for long term care.  But they believe the government should pay for those costs.  Most Americans do not believe the … Continue reading

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More statistics on the aging population

In the United States, the 2010 census recorded the greatest number and proportion of people age 65 and older in decennial census history: 40.3 million, or 13 percent of the population, according to the National Center on Elder Abuse. This “Boomer … Continue reading

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How to die

The Economist presented an interesting piece on dying.  The paradox of modern medicine is that people are living longer, and yet doing so with more disease. Death is rarely either quick or painless. Often it is traumatic. As the end … Continue reading

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