A lot of us are in a tough place for healthcare. Ready to retire, meaning, no more insurance through our jobs … but we’re not old enough yet for Medicare.
Someone once said, ‘It would be nice to die young … at an old age.’ BoomerCafé contributor Larry Lefkowitz has that in his future. But as he writes, it’s not always fun.
If BoomerCafé is all about baby boomers’ active lifestyles, you probably can’t get much more active than one leading-edge boomer, our own co-founder and executive editor Greg Dobbs. He isn’t just active for the sake of it; for him, it’s the only way to stay young.
According to data from the Department of Health and Human Services, almost half of the population over 65 takes three or more drugs per day, and we’re not talking medical marijuana here. Kate Forgach is a Baby Boomer consumer specialist for Kinoli Inc. who writes on such topics for Cooperative Extension.
BoomerCafé Co-Founder and Executive Editor Greg Dobbs, himself a baby boomer, was in Belfast, Northern Ireland, recently on a TV news assignment … only to end up in an emergency room with a serious, life-threatening condition. The experience has given him a unique, first-hand perspective of healthcare in Europe versus in the U.S.