This week we have a great round-up of the Boomer Venture Summit–plus a new definition of old age from Japan.
Staffing and pay problems for caregivers, elder care and technology in China, aging financial advisors, glamorous camping, and more in this week’s edition of Generations Now Weekly.
Investor money has forever flowed to innovation in robotics. New research suggests pet-type robots can increase smiling and talking. Meanwhile, Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant continue to grow in popularity.
In this week’s news, Botox use is on the rise, people are working into their 80s, and the laws of supply and demand aren’t enough to correct the problem of low wages for caregivers.
The latest news is marketing & communications, technology, demographics, real estate, and healthcare for people over 50.
The Senate’s proposed health care bill and its cuts to Medicaid dominate this week’s news, along with financial insecurity among seniors…and long-term care insurers.
The well-being of female Baby Boomers was 66% higher than their mothers in terms of economic equality, health and overall well-being. Gen X women are 2% better off than their mothers. Millennial women are struggling more than their mothers did, and are 6% worse off.
China’s powerhouse consumers are 60+ China’s 222 million people age 60+ have major economic clout. The value of products and services geared toward them may reach 33% of China’s domestic output by 2050. Caring for seniors will be China’s dominant industry by the middle of the century, and older adults will be its defining demographic. That […]