Living Arrangements for Older Singles

You’ve heard the saying that nothing is certain in this world except death and taxes. While that may be true, if you’re a woman, chances are good you’re going to spend some of your older years as a single.

One thing nice about aging baby boomers is even if you’re single, that doesn’t mean you have to be alone. [Read more...]

Is Living Alone the New Normal During Retirement?

On CBS Sunday Morning this week, there was a report about the rise in people in the United States living alone. According to sociologist Eric Klinenberg, this shift in living status is the greatest social change of the last 60 years. Klinenberg states there are 32.7 million Americans who live alone. In 1950, only 4 million people were solo dwellers or less than 3 percent of the population. [Read more...]