A Bold but Sensible Proposal! Part 2 of 2 parts
This alone is further exacerbated as the Baby Boomer population is reaching the same area of risk as they come into their seniority. I call it the “Senior Stampede.”
Currently the cost of any kind of institutional or hired care is prohibitive. There is no Government Aid available for the greater number of us who do not qualify for Medicaid, the only available program of Government Aid. We have more than the government sets as poverty level and qualification.
The Interstate spawned Dairy Queen, Howard Johnson’s, McDonalds, Holiday Inns and similar business enterprise throughout the System. Suburban sprawl herniated around the many junctions of it. So many innovations engulfed society in these heady ‘50’s that they capped and cut off that part of the depression cycle which would normally follow a war. Instead of recessing after the war it allowed us to take advantage of the economic growth produced by WWII and insulated us from any second economic dip typically occurring after a war.