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Senior Living Trends: Older People Working Longer By Choice

Senior Living Trends Older People Working Longer By ChoiceSenior Living Trends: Older People Working Longer By Choice

Older workers are working way past the usual retirement age, marking a new changing dynamic of senior citizens.

Older adults are a rapidly growing demographic. Nearly one in eight Americans are now 65 years old. By 2040, the Census Bureau predicts they will account for more than 1 in 5 people in the United States. And among current seniors, more than sixteen percent were still in the labor force in 2010- a significant increase..


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Flu Rages, Caregiving Suffers in Nursing Home

Flu Rages, Caregiving Suffers in Nursing HomeFlu Rages, Caregiving Suffers in Nursing Home

Flu season has reached epidemic levels, affecting nearly every state across the U.S., leaving nursing homes struggling to care for their residents.

Older patients are particularly vulnerable to the flu. In the week ending Jan. 5, the rate of flu-related hospitalizations for people 65 and older was 53.4 per 100,000, over twice than that of newborns and children, another vulnerable group, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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