Kern County In Depth: Kern’s ‘Silver Tsunami’

Kern County In Depth

Demographers and health care experts call it the “Silver Tsunami.”

The growing wave of Baby Boomers now entering their 70s and the challenges that wave carries with it when it comes to caring for this aging population when they are unable to care for themselves.  

Former 17 News anchor and reporter Maya Sanchez shares her experience as full-time care provider for her parents.  Author James Colozzo was sole caregiver for both of his parents for 20 years and shares his experience and advice for adult children today. 

Hosted by 17’s Jim Scott. 

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