Investing in an Age of American Austerity
- Boomers Are Buying HSAs. Bell, Allison // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;1/31/2005, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p30
Reports on the purchase of health savings accounts (HSA) by the baby boomers in the U.S. Reduction of health coverage costs by combining dedicated health accounts with high-deductible health coverage; Avoidance of paying taxes on distributions spent on health care; Integration of HSA with...
- Baby boomers may not have specialists needed at age 65. // Hospital Home Health;Jul2008, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p83
The article presents information on the report from the Institute of Medicine, concerning the number and preparedness of the health care workers needed for the 78 million baby boomers who will reach age 65 in 2011 in the U.S.
- Medicare: Beyond 2002. Reischauer, Robert D. // Brookings Review;Summer97, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p24
Discusses that Medicare must be reformed if it will provide the baby boom generation a valuable protection. Reasons why Medicare needs restructuring; Numerous approaches for restructuring Medicare: How to choose among the approaches; Conditions for restructuring based on fronts. INSET: What is...
- The `boom' in legislation. Mullin, Tracy // Chain Store Age;Jan1997, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p42
Focuses on the impact of the baby-boomers on legislative issues in the United States. Boomers' need for Social Security; Boomers' recognition of the health needs of their parents; Push for the debate on quality, cost and availability of health care.
- DON'T MAKE THE LONG BOOM A BUST. Jones, Wanda J. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;07/05/98, Vol. 72 Issue 13, p78
Discusses the future prospects of health care among the baby boomer generation. Acceleration of degree to which health-related services flourish as `consumer goods'; Visualizing of the health care future; Reference to home bathrooms being equipped for electronic monitoring of weight, fat...
- The Numbers Are Real. Grayson, Mary // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2014, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p8
The article discusses the potential health care issues associated with the aging members of the Baby Boomer generation in the U.S. It explains that baby boomers represent one of the largest expansions of the American population in history and they are expected to be much more demanding consumers...
- The Future of Health Care. Foot, David K. // Quill & Quire;Dec96, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p22
Examines how the aging of the baby boom generation will affect Canada's health care system. Factors that are expected to impact the allocation of health care resources; Health problems that will dominate the mass media; Analysis of the financial capability of baby boomers to take care of their...
- County needs more beds. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Sep2014, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p19
The article reveals the findings of the Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress report on the increase of aging baby boomers and poor state of the region's healthcare system.
- The baby boomers go gray. // Arthritis Today;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p28
Discusses the potential impact of baby boom generation particularly people with arthritis, on health care services and funding of Arthritis Foundation for research projects. Increase in health care expenses from an economist's point of view; Transformation of health-care system.