Baby Boomers http://nhpr.org en Older Addicts Face Limited Treatment Options http://nhpr.org/post/older-addicts-face-limited-treatment-options <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The latest census numbers project that more than a quarter of New Hampshire’s population will turn 60 or older by the year 2030, up almost 40 percent from 2012.</span></p><p>And in that same year, the number of older adults with mental health problems could meet or exceed the number of younger adults with mental health issues. &nbsp;</p><p>Among the most common mental health issues: depression and alcoholism.</p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 02:44:49 +0000 Sheryl Rich-Kern 42413 at http://nhpr.org Older Addicts Face Limited Treatment Options Older Boomers Face Stigma Over Drinking Problems http://nhpr.org/post/older-boomers-face-stigma-over-drinking-problems <p>It’s common knowledge that in New Hampshire those between 18 to 25 years of age have a drinking problem.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:11:13 +0000 Sheryl Rich-Kern 42316 at http://nhpr.org Older Boomers Face Stigma Over Drinking Problems Trailer Parks: An Unexpected Solution For The Looming Boomer Housing Crisis? http://nhpr.org/post/trailer-parks-unexpected-solution-looming-boomer-housing-crisis <p></p><p>The mass retirement of baby boomers could trigger yet another housing crisis. Boomers were responsible for roughly 80% of home construction in the 80’s and 90’s, and many of those homes were big, too big for empty nesters transitioning to a fixed income. Enter a housing solution that’s been with us all along: mobile home communities, or trailer parks.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 27457 at http://nhpr.org Trailer Parks: An Unexpected Solution For The Looming Boomer Housing Crisis?