People are staying in the workforce longer – with 35 percent of the workforce projected to be age 50-plus by 2022 – and according to the U.S. Census Bureau, there is a particular increase in workers in the 65 to 74 age group.
I’m one of 40 or so elders – I could say seniors – equally nice sounding, but without the gravitas - or mature– nah, that’s for movie ratings – or, more scornfully, geezers, or wickedly demeaning – old farts. I guess you could say all-of-the-above. After decades of achievements and societal contributions, and professional accomplishments (and being a bit of a pompous ass ) with a smidgen of pride, I prefer the politically correct, solemn, and dignified first word choice - who reside in an Assisted Living Facility (ALF.).
A Little Help, along with wonderful sponsors, is proud to host the 2nd Annual Engaging in Aging. This event will be held on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 from 8:30am-12:30pm at the Lakewood Cultural Center (470 S. Allison Pkwy, Lakewood, 80226). The event will include information from c ommunity resources, workshops on various topics, a light breakfast and connections with your friends and neighbors.
Lincoln, Neb. — Ensuring that Nebraska’s rapidly growing 65-plus population is able to find the right care at the right time tops the list of issues that AARP will champion during the 2018 legislative session.
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