Boomers on the Edge
The baby boomer generation is under siege. Their aging parents need care. Their adult children are moving back home. And they are going back to work because retirement savings are running out. This book helps boomers negotiate the difficult changes,...
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The baby boomer generation is under siege. Their aging parents need care. Their adult children are moving back home. And they are going back to work because retirement savings are running out. This book helps boomers negotiate the difficult changes, and see how God figures into these changes and how their faith can help them through.
Where can you go when you've been pushed to the edge?The baby boomer generation has found itself in a perfect storm of new and difficult challenges. Aging parents need care. Adult children are moving back home. And just when boomers thought they could retire, economic realities such as meager 401(k) plans and crushing medical expenses are forcing boomers by the thousands back into the workplace. As a boomer, you will have to face at least one of these situations and perhaps even juggle all three. Boomers on the Edge explores the unique challenges that lie ahead and shows how you can survive and even flourish. This book is filled with practical advice, and it is also rich in encouragement. Author Terry Hargrave helps you see the opportunities behind today's changing circumstances. Now is a new chance to build a legacy of wisdom and connection with your parents, learn new responsibility as a parent to older children, and deepen your faith in the face of financial realities. By embracing the emerging landscape of tests and changes, you will discover the rewards of developing a servant's heart, and you will come to see God's faithfulness as never before.
Terry Hargrave, Ph.D.,is nationally recognized for his pioneering work with intergenerational families. He was selected as a national conference plenary speaker and as a Master's Series Therapist by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Dr. Hargrave has authored numerous professional articles and five books. His work has been featured in several national magazines and newspapers, as well as on ABC News 20/20 and CBS This Morning. He is an associate professor of counseling at West Texas A&M University and is a founding member and in practice at Amarillo Family Institute. He