With baby boomers aging, the number of orphaned seniors is increasing exponentially.

Two years ago, Science Daily reported nearly one-quarter of Americans over age 65 are currently or at risk to become “elder orphans,” seniors who do not have children. Read the full article here. Indeed, Carol Marak of the Huntington Post has written a series of Blogs on issues related to Elder Orphans. Marak provides statistics and information on this subject, and addresses the matters that need attention. Her posts can be read here. She also has written numerous other articles related to aging, links to which can be found here