Question/Comment: Is it possible that Boomers are not spending as we used to do? I know that my purchases of clothing, food, and what is known as durable goods, are not something that I purchase as much as I used … Continue reading
Susan Dentzer reports on early onset Alzheimer’s — a degenerative brain disease that affects an estimated 250,000 to half a million Americans — and how a forum organized by those suffering from the diagnosis has proven an effective means of coping. Continue reading
Aging baby boomers and the heavy military recruitment have put strains on police personnel. The NewsHour looks at how Los Angeles police are handling the challenge. Continue reading
A new Alzheimer’s Association report says the number of people with Alzheimer’s is on the rise and, while elderly people still represent the vast majority of cases, as many as 500,000 people under age 65 are living with the disease. An association member explains. Continue reading
An estimated 4.5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, and the number is expected to triple within 10 years. Families of patients are making efforts to push the private and public sectors toward finding better treatments.