In this week's DJ Sessions, we spoke with KCRW's Raul Campos about "southern fried soul" from Texas and a dance duo from Los Angeles.
The National Institutes of Health predicts that by 2030, almost 1 out of every 5 Americans — some 72 million people — will be 65 years or older. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are about 35 million licensed drivers over 65. That’s up 20 percent since 2003.
Interestingly, these drivers don’t pose the most danger. That honor goes to teens and people over 75. But as baby boomers approach older age, they and their children are increasingly seeking out driver rehabilitation specialists.
Anne Hegberg, a driver rehabilitation specialist at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, Illinois, joins Here & Now’s Robin Young with details.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.