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…and our senior citizens are in the mix!

An analysis of how different generations are getting their news suggests that these trends are likely to continue. In 2010, for the first time, the internet has surpassed television as the main source of national and international news for people younger than 30. Since 2007, the number of 18 to 29 year olds citing the internet as their main source has nearly doubled, from 34% to 65%. Over this period, the number of young people citing television as their main news source has dropped from 68% to 52%.

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BABY BOOMER INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

The baby boomer seniors will have more financial and market information at their fingertips than any generation ever. The only problem is that they don’t have the time to process it.

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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF LONG-TERM LIVING PENNSYLVANIA SENIOR CARE AND SERVICES STUDY COMMISSION

This fact places providers in a difficult position of attempting to meet consumers varied preferences while complying with regulations and an inequitable and arbitrary funding system that has failed to meet the actual cost of care for decades.
For example, the capital costs for nursing facilities under the Medicaid program are capped at one-tenth of the actual cost and have been for over 20 years despite numerous and costly increases in regulations during that period of time.

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Legal day for seniors is August 14

If you are a senior citizen, an adult child with an aging parent or a care giver, you may want to attend one or many of the sessions.

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Senior Day Offers Many Activities

This is the seventh year the event has had such a tone. In the past Town and Country Days had a special day for senior citizens and the WCCOA held a picnic for their seniors each September. But seven years ago they decided to work together on a combined event and the result has been very positive. “It started out with about 90 people and has grown to over 400!” said Ash. “It’s been very successful,” reiterated Lemasters.

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Birthday Games for Senior Citizens

when do we go on the safari?

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Talk about generational challenges!

The World Expo has improved the ethical conduct of people in a variety of ways, and the citizen engagement in only one aspect. One of my acquaintances, a senior citizen in his 70s, told me on the way that he had already made four trips to the Expo and would make an additional round of it four more times, since the Expo covers a wide range of topics and there is too much to learn from.

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