How COVID-19 will change aging and retirement
The pandemic is forcing Americans to completely re-think retirement — but innovations are at the ready. For starters, Anne Tergesen explains in The Wall Street Journal, we can expect more people to age at home, especially with "40% of Covid-related deaths in the U.S. occurring in long-term-care facilities." Then, it's likely lifespans will decline, as our capacity to engage in social activities is reduced, undermining our mental health in the long-term. But not all is bad news, however. These changes will also bring about a wave of entrepreneurship to deal with the main issues, and most likely result in healthier, more educated and far more prepared elder individuals. Listen and find out more.
From The Wall Street Journal