Baby boomers are redefining retirement

Anfuso, Dawn
December 1997
Workforce (10928332);Dec97, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p40
Reports that baby boomers, those people born between 1946 and 1964, has been and continues to be the core sphere of influence on American life. Civic and political achievements of the baby boomers; Baby boomers' impact and challenge to human resource management.


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