The next generation are set to be worse off than current generations due to the financial crises as well as the increasing amounts of health issues including obesity unhealthy eating habits and lack of physical activity.
- financial future of the young is looking more grim than the future once did for older generations
- 58% of Massachusetts citizens polled for a recent WBUR article. The problems aren’t just financial
“Because of the increasing rates of obesity, unhealthy eating habits, and physical inactivity, we may see the first generation that will be less healthy and have a shorter life expectancy than their parents,”
U.S. Surgeon General at the time, Richard Carmona