Our Children: What should I do if I suspect my child is experimenting with drugs? What does my adopted child have a right to know about her birth parents? What do I need to know about the Internet to be an informed parent? Our Parents: What do I need to know about my parents' health care options? Does age really affect my parents' physical and mental state? How do Social Security, Medicare, and other government programs affect my parents and family? Ourselves: Am I too old to have a child? How do I get started in planning my retirement? What services can help me be an effective caregiver for my children and parents?
Written by four leading experts in the fields of health, financial planning, and law—Boomer Basics is a one-stop reference that addresses the challenges of our generation. It provides basic facts and information, useful advice, and sources for more information on the issues that affect our lives, with separate sections on Our Children, Our Parents, and Ourselves. There is no other book like it, and no matter where your life has taken you up until now, Boomer Basics has all the information you need.