"This loss of anticipated retirement income compounds every year, causing people to spend through retirement savings far more quickly than planned," said Mary Johnson of the Senior Citizens League. "Over the course of a 25- or 30-year retirement, it reduces anticipated Social Security income by tens of thousands of dollars."
"My kids do for me more than I actually do for them now. If I need something, they come and help. We usually have a spring cleanup and everyone comes to clean up the yard. Then I just have the small things to do," Mary said.