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Getting Older Without Family: Addressing Personal, Legal, and Financial Concerns

By Sidney Kess, James R. Grimaldi, and James A.J. Revels
CPA Journal
July 2018 Issue

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) projects that by 2030, approximately 16% of women will be between 80 and 84 years old and childless (Donald Redfoot, Lynn Feinberg, and Ari Houser, “The Aging of the Baby Boom and the Growing Care Gap: A Look at Future Declines in the Availability of Family Caregivers,” Insight on the Issues, AARP Public Policy Institute, August 2013, What are elderly persons who are without children or other family to serve as caregivers supposed to do? This article outlines some practical issues to consider, along with legal and financial matters for those who are fortunate enough to reach their 80s and beyond.


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