Caregivers as Unsung Heroes

Walker, Lewis J.
June 2007
Journal of Financial Planning;Jun2007, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p32
Academic Journal
The article discusses the financial planning industry in relation to the baby boom generation. As the generation nears retirement, many financial planners are worried about the state of the United States economy as well as their own businesses, which will likely be greatly impacted as the generation spends less money. The author examines issues surrounding family and professional caregiving, and what will happen as the baby boom generation has to take care of both themselves and their parents after retirement.


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