For almost three decades, population experts have pointed to the US Census data and other federal sources of information about divorce and concluded that the divorce rate peaked in the late 1970s and has been declining since then. This seems to be wrong.
The Baby Boom generation has had a large effect on demographic trends over the past 50 years. Now that this generation is mostly over 50 years of age, it is interesting to look at what has been happening with regards to their divorce rate in middle age.
Sen. Rand Paul wants to limit government and get us to take more responsibility for ourselves. If you live in a neighborhood with many vulnerable older people, will you or the local churches or synagogues step into the caregiving role?