Can Boomers afford to age with dignity?

February 25th, 2015
hqdefault.jpgIt’s been said that if you live to an old age, you give give up all the things that make you want to live to an old age.  At a time when 10,000 boomers a day are reaching retirement age, when the generation that sought to change the world, is being changed by the ravages of age, when the cost of care for this huge generation of seniors could bankrupt us personally and as a nation, it’s time for a frank conversation to examine, if there is a better way forward.

MacArthur “genius” grant recipient Ai Jen Poo plunges into the heart of this discussion, in her new book  The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America.

My conversation with Ai-Jen Poo: