Aging baby boomers, childless and unmarried, at risk of becoming ‘elder orphans’

With an aging baby boomer population and increasing numbers of childless and unmarried seniors, nearly one-quarter of Americans over age 65 are currently or at risk to become ‘elder orphans,’ a vulnerable group requiring greater awareness and advocacy efforts, according to new research by a North Shore-LIJ geriatrician and palliative care physician. —> Read More