Mather Institute Study: Gen X More Concerned Than Boomers About Aging, Finances, Memory Problems, Isolation

EVANSTON, Ill. — Members of Generation X — those born between 1965 and 1980 — are more concerned about aging than their baby boomer counterparts, particularly about finances, memory problems, and social isolation. Boomers, on the other hand, are more worried about losing independence.

That’s according to a research study by Mather Institute, the research arm of Evanston-based owner-operator Mather. The institute recently released the first findings from its five-year study titled The Gen Xperience: A 5-Year Journey into the Lives of Generation X. The study surveyed 2,504 members of the generation and 2,515 baby boomers to compare and contrast the two age groups.

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