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Latino baby boomers are now on the cusp of retirement and old age. Even though many of these aging Latinos have limited resources and struggle to make ends meet, advocacy on behalf of elders in the United States has not considered the specific needs of...

Latinos comprise 10 percent of the baby boom generation as well as a steadily increasing proportion of the U.S. population, making Latino baby boomers an important bellwether of demographic and economic change. ...

Latinos comprise 10 percent of the baby boom generation as well as a steadily increasing proportion of the U.S. population, making Latino baby boomers an important bellwether of demographic and economic change. ...

In 2000, approximately a third of Latino baby boomers were U.S. born, and another third were non-citizens; the remaining Latinos were mostly naturalized citizens, with some having been born in U.S. territories (mostly Puerto Rico)....

In 2006, white older baby boomers (born 1946-1953) in general had far more assets ($200,000) than either older Latino boomers ($44,200) or older black boomers ($23,000); however, when education level is considered, the disparity in assets between whites and Latinos was greatly reduced....