Seven out of ten college graduates have over $29,000 in student loan debt. Nearly one in ten adults age 65 and above live below the poverty level. Keeping above water is a growing concern for both young and old.
Across Generations: Young and Old
During this year-long series, we’ll take a look at planning-related issues from the perspective of both younger and older generations. Are there common concerns; are there major differences?
Our Across Generations series continues with a look at transportation issues facing senior citizens — and young adults.
In what ways does “quality of life” most matter for young adults — and for seniors? In this month’s Across Generations column, Stuart Andreason and Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur respond to that question.
The location of housing is especially important to older residents who need more options to connect and stay engaged in the community.
Could your community or local businesses benefit from passionate, smart, and well-educated workers who are willing to work long hours? A look at ways in which communities have helped connect young adults to jobs.
Editor’s note: To accompany the start of our Across Generations series, an important point about how we refer to older people. There’s a big difference between referring to “the elderly” and “elders,” as Rabbi Joshua Chasan explains.
We’re excited to be introducing a year-long series focusing on issues facing both young and old. In the kick-off piece, a look at the growing interest among senior citizens in aging-in-place.