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Are Nurses Ready (and Willing) to Treat an Aging Population?

(Editor’s note: This story is part of a series for The John A. Hartford Foundation.) By 2030, one in every five Americans will be of retirement age, marking the first time that older people will outnumber children. But will health care be prepared for this demographic shift? A shortage of geriatricians means that care of older…

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Silicon Valley’s Booming Interest in Businesses for Boomers

There’s been a lot of hand-wringing about the lack of innovation and investment in products and services for older Americans. But after attending the 2019 Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit in Berkeley, Calif., and moderating three sessions there, I’m here to report that it looks like things are changing — for the better. The Silicon…

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Silicon Valley’s Booming Interest in Businesses for Boomers

There’s been a lot of hand-wringing about the lack of innovation and investment in products and services for older Americans. But after attending the 2019 Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit in Berkeley, Calif., and moderating three sessions there, I’m here to report that it looks like things are changing — for the better. The Silicon…

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