This year, for the first time ever, there are more people over 60 in the U. That milestone has brought with it little celebration. Indeed, there are abundant concerns that America will soon be awash in a gray wave, spelling increased health care costs for an aging population, greater housing and transportation needs, and fewer young workers contributing to Social Security. As I recount in my new book How to Live Forever: The Enduring Power of Connecting the Generations , when younger and older connect, the intergenerational relationships built are a route to success in early life and a key to happiness and well-being in our later years.
The decade of the "young old" begins
TOY project - Together Old & Young: intergenerational learning
The height of the baby boom, the period of high fertility in rich countries after the second world war, was The traditional retirement age is 65, and is 65 years later. One might therefore expect peak retirement for baby-boomers in the coming years—except that they are not retiring. By continuing to work, and staying socially engaged, the boomers, in their new guise as the young old, will change the world, as they have done several times before at different stages of their lives. The yold are more numerous, healthier and wealthier than previous generations of seniors. That is the fastest rate of growth of any large age group.
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The pair are among 72 people selected to take part in an experiment in collective living in Helsingborg, a small seaside city in southern Sweden. Just under half the tenants are young people under the age of 25, and the rest are pensioners. Most live alone, although a few have relocated as couples or brought their pets along. The residents have all been hand-picked by Curovic to ensure they have a range of different personalities, backgrounds, religions, interests and values. After her catch-up with Juhlin, Fia is on her way there, to give a hug to her closest female friend in the complex, Gunnel Ericsson, who is