Older Americans Are Dominating Like Never Before But What Comes Next?

From a Washington Post story by Marc Fisher headlined “Older Americans are dominating like never before, but what comes next?”:

Virginia Boothe, a palliative care physician, retired at 69. She loved her work helping people navigate the final chapter of life, but it was relentlessly trying, one emotionally fraught day blending into the next.

She was ready to cast off the burdens of medical bureaucracy, the endless battles with insurance companies to get her patients the treatment they needed. “I wanted to take a step back from human suffering,” she said.