Group Counting on Baby Boomers to Help Others Navigate Health
January 3, 2011 | Source: The Denver Post | Author: Kevin Simpson
For a long time, Andrea Jacobs wondered how to share the expertise that comes from 17 years of living both the medical and financial challenges of Type I diabetes. But it wasn't until she heard about a new effort to recruit baby boomers as volunteers in a health care initiative that her urge to help meshed perfectly with the means to do so. "It was just time," said the 59-year-old Denver journalist. "I didn't hesitate.