The term, travel, involves many types. Some seniors enjoy domestic travel especially road trips and often in their own RV. Those are most often people who have had their recreational vehicle for some time, using it to take summer vacations and occasional long weekend road trips. After retirement, they are well prepared to do some serious travel.
How Baby Boomers Consume Health Care [Infographic]
From 1946 to 1964, 78 million children were born in the United States. In 2010, these baby boomers made up just over 26% of the American population. Fortunately, dramatic medical improvements in the past 60 years have enabled people to live much longer. Recent studies, however, show that baby boomers are much less healthy than …
Nutrition Tips for baby boomers
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What Every Baby Boomer Needs to Know About Hypertension
I lost my mom at a relatively young age to complications from high blood pressure, or hypertension. For as long as I could remember, she took medications for hypertension and its complications... Read More
How Baby Boomers View Death
Baby boomers are embracing what was once considered a morbid topic without fear. Learn about their approach to death and how they want to be remembered.
How the Baby Boomers Saved Everything by P.J. O'Rourke
As the last of the boomers generation turns 50 and more retire, P. J. O'Rourke discusses this wealthy, educated, spoiled-rotten generation.
Why baby boomers will drive the health technology of tomorrow
When most people envision the health tech of tomorrow, they imagine shiny new handheld devices and health trackers sported by young, healthy adults in their prime.
How to Reinvent the Workplace to Satisfy Baby Boomers
Growing numbers of older employees are delaying retirement. They may be motivated to build bigger retirement nest eggs. Often, they feel physically capable of continuing to work for a long time past traditional retirement age. And maintaining an active and purposeful lifestyle can be a strong influence
The Top 5 Fitness Ideas for Baby Boomers.......
…….and anyone else who is seeking a better lifestyle and fitness after 50. Unfortunately, a lot of Australian boomers I talk to about baby boomer health and fitness seem to have this strange preconceived idea that with ageing comes all sorts of debilitating lifestyle diseases. It goes with the territory they say. It’s all downhill …
10 Misconceptions about Aging
Those who approach getting older with a positive outlook are more likely to live longer and have a better quality of life. Dismiss common misconceptions and embrace aging with an optimistic mindset.
Baby Boomer Sports: What's New for This Generation
If your fitness routine is feeling just that—routine, it’s time to mix things up. These five sports are fun, low-impact calorie-torchers, so you can rest assured you’ll get a challenging workout wi…
How Baby Boomers Take Jobs From Younger Workers
As the Class of 2013 migrates into the labor market, many fresh college grads will be startled by the lack of jobs. They might want to ask their grandparents if they know anything about that. The lean labor market has … Continue reading →
This Is Why Millennials Are Poised To Repeat Baby Boomer Retirement Mistakes
Some younger financial planners try to entice their generational counterparts by saying “this is not your father’s retirement plan.” Yet, in doing so, they then adopt the very same decision-making strategies their parents have lived to regret.
From cohabitation to cohousing: How older baby boomers are revolutionizing senior living
As a new generation ages, it’s finding solutions beyond retirement homes.
Here’s why Baby Boomers are binge-drinking — even more than Millennials
Despite all the recent think pieces about the rise of sobriety, a new study found that about one in 10 adults in the over-65 age range are binge drinking. Bucking a supposed trend, the new data illustrates an increase when compared to previous studies — suggesting that binge drinking is trending with older adults, while younger ones seem to be […]
Middle Income Baby Boomers Say Home Care is Their Top Pick
Today’s “middle income” baby boomers, or those falling into the income bracket between $25,000 and $75,000 annually, say their preference for receiving care in retirement is to re…
Baby Boomer Generation 10 Best Books, Must Reads for 50+ Grownups
Our readers come up with their list of 10 must-read books for those who grew up in the boomer generation. What's in your library?
Baby Boomers: Why Do So Many Companies Not Get It?
By Susan Williams I don’t get it. More and more articles are being published on how businesses are missing out on opportunities to market to baby boomers but they just don’t seem to be hearing the message. Here are just a couple of examples. In this Forbes article, they reported; “Boomers, those in their 50s …
Why Do So Many Dementia Cases in Baby Boomers Go Undiagnosed?
A new study uncovers a startling truth about just how many baby boomers struggle with undiagnosed memory problems.
Film trends will change will change with aging baby boomers, professor says
The old adage says to respect your elders, but if Hollywood is any indication, this doesn’t always happen. Blockbuster films are typically directed at younger audiences with the aging population