Kennedy and Ruggles in a 2014 report in Demography write that rather than going down, the divorce rate in the US has been steadily increasing for the past 30 years. This is a startling and important reexamination of recent trends in divorce.
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?