Latino Baby Boomers Face Inequities

“Latino baby boomers are more likely to have relatively low levels of education and high rates of poverty; challenging the notion that the next generation of elderly will be ‘healthy, wealthy and wise,’ and therefore, not in need of as many aging programs and services.” This can make a significant impact in our health care system. Latino baby boomers will be the largest minority group ages 65 and over, compromising 20 percent of the next generation of older adults. Read more about it at: http://wavenewspapers.com/news/local/northeast_edition/article_54e8bd76-9552-11e1-bed5-0019bb30f31a.html

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Posted on May 3, 2012, in Article. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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