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Gray Divorces Continue to Skyrocket

CoupleAs part of our continuing series of posts on gray divorce – or getting divorced later in life – a new study shows that while divorce rates have inched downward nationwide, the divorce rate among people 50 and older has doubled since 1990. Check out this article, which suggests that “like widowhood, divorce can contribute to economic strain and poor health, placing a larger burden on children and, given shrinking family size, on institutional support from government and other sources.”