For those away from home who have difficult health conditions, “It is a challenge to keep things together,” says Twin Cities registered nurse Beth Wodrich.
She grew one of Sen. Paul Wellstone’s causes from a grass-roots effort to passage of The Violence Against Women Act, first enacted in 1994.
In the past, if you needed services, you likely went into a nursing home. Now there are myriad options for boomers to start exploring as they plan ahead for old age.
While some boomers will head for warmer climes, many say they’ll choose to stay in their community — and near family.
Boomers are finding new ways to earn money — or simply to be productive in different, unpaid ways.
Our four-day series explores the impact — on both boomers themselves and the larger society — of a massive generational shift.