The focus of current report is to provide a summary of the findings of the Purposeful Aging Los Angeles needs assessment survey and the implications for policy and programs serving older adults in the region.
The report is the first countywide description of the demographic and health characteristics of adults (age 18 or older) in Santa Barbara County who care for family members or friends who have a long-term illness or disability.
The policy brief discusses permanent supportive housing and how it is effective at ending chronic homelessness among aging homeless adults.
Results indicate that the Savvy Express intervention increases well-being and improves role management for care partners who provide care to a family member with dementia.
Return to Religion? Predictors of Religious Change Among Baby-Boomers in their Transition to Later Life
Researchers find that Baby-Boomers’ gravitation towards religion is characterized by their growing interest in spiritual matters and their need to cope with challenges caused by social, health, and economic losses.
The issue brief explores millennial caregiving in the United States with the goal of enhancing our understanding of the experiences and challenges of young adults providing care for a family member or friend living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.
Recent research suggests that intellectually demanding work is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia, according to a review of the current literature.
The report finds that the demand for family caregivers for adults who are 65 or older is increasing significantly in the United States, and family caregivers need more recognition, information and support to fulfill their responsibilities and maintain their own health, financial security and well-being.
Findings from the Urban Institute report show that older Hispanics receive much less income, hold much less wealth and are much more likely to be impoverished than the overall U.S. older adult population.