Our blogs are a way for us to connect with our community, senior clientele and their caregivers with informational write-ups. Our goal is to educate and reassure that nobody needs to be alone in their aging process.
According to AARP, more than 20 percent or 8.6 million people older than 65 are now, or are at risk of becoming, an elder orphan — a senior citizen who does not have a spouse, significant other or children to help care for them as they age.
The population of older adults in our state and throughout the nation is growing faster than ever before. This growth creates a number of issues in the area of geriatric care.
According to the Social Security Administration, in 2018, 63 million Americans received approximately $1 trillion in Social Security benefits and more than 60% of retired workers count on their Social Security benefits to comprise at least half of their monthly income during retirement.