Research Report on Boomers, Babies, and the Future of the U.S.

October 12, 2017


Massive demographic changes create challenges, elevate economic role of next generation

Ensuring children’s health and well being in the U.S. has never been more critical to the nation’s economic and political future, according to The New Importance of Children, a report co-funded by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health and the Children’s Hospital Association.

The Baby Boomer generation is aging and retiring at the same time that birth rates are declining, altering the social and economic landscape. This disproportion due to the relative shortage of children makes each child—regardless of gender, ethnicity, geographic residence or economic background—more important to our future than ever before. As advocates we need to champion the priority of children to those who have the power to promote change.

Read the latest findings »


Stay Up To Date With Kidsdata is a program of the Lucile Packard Foundation of Children's Health, which uses data to promote the health and well being of children.

Email not displaying correctly? Click here to view it in your browser

Unsubscribe      Update Profile

This email was sent by: %%Member_Busname%%
%%Member_Addr%% %%Member_City%%, %%Member_State%%, %%Member_PostalCode%%, %%Member_Country%%