Old Age Ain't What It Used to Be
- Aging in Place. Metcalf, Eric R. // Saturday Evening Post;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 282 Issue 1, p36
The article discusses a preference among members of the baby boomer generation to remain in their homes as they age rather than move to a retirement community. Eighty percent of boomers feel this way, according to a poll by AARP. In some communities organizations collect fees from older...
- Boomer Bonanza. Zwirn, Ed; Chang, Joseph // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;3/26/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 12, p7
The author reflects on the baby boom generation. He mentions that he was born some ten years after World War II and was used to getting his own way. He stresses the need for baby boomers, who grew up having popular culture cater to them, to grow old. He cites articles published within the issue...
- The Whiniest Generation. Long, Rob // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);2/17/2003 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 141 Issue 7, p53
Old Americans complain about things. They are the 'greatest generation'. They stormed the beaches at Normandy in France, smashed Adolf Hitler's Fortress Europe, Rosie-the-Riveted a thousand warships and saved the world. And then, back home after years of blood and dirt and sacrifice, they...
- Preparing for Baby Boomer Retirement. L'Allier, James J.; Kolosh, Kenneth // Chief Learning Officer;Jun2005, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p42
This article presents information regarding the retirement of baby boomer generation. The baby boom generation is a demographic term for the population born between 1946 and 1964. Data from the 2000 U.S. Census estimates that the group that holds the "boomer" moniker is made up of at least...
- Parent Trap? Henricks, Mark // Entrepreneur;Mar2005, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p96
Focuses on the recruitment of parents in their retirement years. Percentage of the baby boomers who is planning to continue working during their retirement years; Application of the older person's skills and expertise; Stipulation of the terms of the parent's employment.
- Lifestyle. // Advertising Age;4/4/2011 Ad Age Insights Supplement, Vol. 82, p10
The article discusses the findings of a survey of U.S. members of the baby boom generation related to lifestyle issues such as travel, recreation and family relationships.
- Are Boomers Always The 'Me' Generation? Maybe Not. Koco, Linda // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/28/2005, Vol. 109 Issue 45, p17
The article focuses on a survey on baby boomers. Baby boomers are not always associated with the concept of putting others first. The "Lincoln Long Life Survey" published by the Lincoln Retirement Institute, Philadelphia, covers various retirement readiness issues and includes a look at the...
- Work and travel are goals for Boomers in the UK. Ryan, Patricia // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);Jan2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses a survey of people ages 55 and older living in England and Wales, published in the "Real Retirement Report" on January 4, 2013, which showed that 30% plan to work part-time after ceasing full-time work, 44% wish to travel more, and 42% plan to spend more time gardening.
- Early 50s may be key time for health messages. // Journal on Active Aging;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p18
The article focuses on a study by professor John Dimmick at Ohio State University and coworkers in 2012 related to the interest of baby boom generation in health messages such as cancer, heart disease and nutrition. According to the study, interest in health issues rises in early 50s among U.S....