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How Boomers Can Stay Significant

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 Abraham Lee (June 23, 2008)  The baby boomer generation has matured. These days members of that generation are the world's top leaders in many fields. Success has certainly come to many boomers. Ex-president Clinton and current President George W. Bush were the first and second boomer presidents of the United States respectively (they were both born within sixty days of each other in 1946). Add to them such .. (Baby Boomer)

Baby Boomer Women Are Getting Ripped Off by Auto Mechanics

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 Paul Dangheart (June 23, 2008)  Auto repairs are the second most common consumer complaint filed against a business, says the Better Business Bureau. Second only to your home your car is the most valuable purchase that baby boomers make. Your car will Inevitably need repair and some preventative maintenance from time to time. You need to keep your car tuned-up to prevent lousy gas mileage and help extend engine life. . (Baby Boomer)

Social Security and Baby Boomers

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 Herman Adcox (June 21, 2008)  Yes, I had heard about problems we will have when the full impact of Social Security and Baby Boomers come together, but reading the testimony of Michael Tanner, Director of Health and Welfare Studies, Cato Institute before the Senate Special Committee on Aging, September 24, 1996, really opened my eyes. We have all heard stories about Social Security not being able to meet it's .. (Baby Boomer)

What Sandwiched Boomers Can Learn From Tim Russert

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 Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. (June 19, 2008)  There have been non-stop tributes to Tim Russert - from erudite political friends to strangers traveling long distances to pay their respects. He was the toughest interviewer in broadcast journalism and few had come even close to rattling him. He clearly understood how the media game is played. Because he knew an awful lot more - think about what you can learn from his legacy and apply .. (Baby Boomer)

Baby Boomers Want More Part 1

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 Kerry Finch (June 19, 2008)  As the last of the official Baby Boomers approach age 50, business, industry and governments are beginning to foresee some big issues that they will need to tackle in order to keep this huge demographic satisfied. The numbers that relate to Baby Boomers are staggering - and marketers, who have been circling this group for many years now have them firmly in their sights. Here are the .. (Baby Boomer)

Social Security Card For a US Born Citizen

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 Herman Adcox (June 19, 2008)  Lost your Social Security card, or was it stolen? If so, Social Security will replace it for free, but you are limited to three replacement cards in a year and 10 during your lifetime. Legal name changes and other exceptions do not count toward these limits. For example, changes in immigration status that require card updates may not count toward these limits. Also, you may not be .. (Baby Boomer)

Aging Across the Generations

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 Rebecca Stigall (June 18, 2008)  As an entire generation of baby boomers ages, this unique demographic draws attention to aging in general just as it drew attention to the concept of generation merely due to the sheer size of the generational cohort. Interestingly, the baby boom generation has been relatively easy to define. And it is the comparison of certain patterns and events that allow sociologists to define .. (Baby Boomer)

Finding the Motorpoint to Start From When Looking For a New Car

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 David Harland (June 18, 2008)  Whether you need to get from Derby to Doncaster we all need to get from a to b, how we do this doesn't have to be a drab experience, it can be a further expression of who you are. Be it on a scooter or a double decker bus, finding the best way around for you can sometimes be a daunting task especially in this environment of spiralling fuel costs. What the best motorpoint to start from .. (Baby Boomer)

A Changing World Senior Service Directory For Toronto and the GTA

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 Katie McDonald (June 16, 2008)  Just because it hasn't caused total havoc yet, doesn't mean we shouldn't pay attention to the fact that the world's population is in the process of shifting dramatically. Currently (mid 2008) the population of people aged 65 and over, is 506,809,972. In the year 2025 that number will rise to 851,980,669 and by 2050 the number of people over the age of 65 is projected to be .. (Baby Boomer)

Computer Use by Seniors Can Ease Loneliness

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 Terry Detty (June 10, 2008)  More and more seniors are catching the ‘computer bug’ and taking the plunge to go online. The active baby boomers have grown up and become active seniors looking to get out and explore the world around them. The Internet and computers in general, have opened the doors to many avenues of entertainment and excitement for these seniors. No longer are they resigned to the .. (Baby Boomer)

4 Pillars Baby Boomers Should Know to Turn the Biological Clock Back

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 Inese Millere (April 08, 2008)  Age creeps up on you silently. The shock of growing old has driven many a tormented soul in search of elixir of youth. Are you the one who would like to reverse your biological age? Does this describe the way you are feeling right now? You are feeling low on energy You are starting to gain weight Your cholesterol level and blood pressure is rising up Your memory is getting weaker Your .. (Baby Boomer)

Baby Boomers Are The Stay Active Generation

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 Kerry Pettigrew (April 05, 2008)  While we do see individual standouts in our parents generation, the Baby Boomer Generation is promising to be the most active and health conscious generation to every come along. Though it is certainly true that our parents and even more so, their parents, did not have the labor saving conveniences that we have, I think as a generation that the Baby Boomer generation is more health and . (Baby Boomer)

The Baby Boomer Retirement Revolution In America

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 Kerry Pettigrew (April 04, 2008)  A recent documentary just aired on PBS called the “Retirement Revolution". It addressed the many issues, worries, and concerns for those in the Baby Boomer generation. Some of us are already at the age when our parents were beginning to retire or, at least, slow down a little. Many of us wonder if we will ever be able to quit working. Aside from the fact that the Baby Boomer .. (Baby Boomer)

Senior Living Communities - Where Do Your Parents Go ?

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 Sande J Cagan (March 21, 2008)  Retirement communities seem like a great idea on the surface: like a cruise ship for seniors. Social opportunities, wellness opportunities, fine dining, special holiday functions, maintainence services, housekeeping; some have nurse stations, and some have full time LVN's represent a picture of complete care just waiting to put it's arms around your aging parent. You and your parent .. (Baby Boomer)

Eliot Spitzer's Morality Lessons for Sandwiched Boomers

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 Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. (March 13, 2008)  The media spotlight the past few days has been on Eliot Spitzer, the Governor of New York, and his link to the Emperor's Club VIP prostitution ring. Whether his damaging behavior is related to an inflated sense of entitlement, the dark side of his self righteous attitude, a feeling that he's above the law, or high testosterone, seeing the anguished look on Silda Spitzer's face and .. (Baby Boomer)

The Politics of Change And Sandwiched Boomers

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 Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. (March 07, 2008)  The soaring rhetoric from presidential candidates has been about the concept of change - and the electorate is energized by the buzzword. But is the idea of change really so new? In 1944, the Republican governor of New York, Thomas E. Dewey, ran for President against three-term incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt on the slogan “It's time for a change. " Although not using the specific . (Baby Boomer)

Notes from the Empty Nest

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 Ric Wasley (February 24, 2008)  Years ago when my wife and I seemed to be spending every waking hour trying to keep our trio of little rug rats from trashing the house and/or each other, well meaning friends had tried to comfort us by saying, “Ah, yes - but just wait. A few years from now when your kids are grown and gone, you'll wish you had all of this back. " The syndrome they were referring to is better .. (Baby Boomer)

How-To Survive Debt Through Better Home Expenditure Management

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 'Bayo Akinola-Odusola (February 16, 2008)  We have all accepted, by now, that we're currently living in a “consumerist society", where the satisfaction of our wishes is often possible only by us buying goods and services. However, most people don't enjoy the luxury of being able to spend as much money as they would like to. If you have to live on a tight budget, managing your expenditures wisely is of key importance if you . (Baby Boomer)

Will You Ever Be Able To Retire?

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 Robert K Brown (January 24, 2008)  Back in the day. . . Many people just into their twenties refer to their parents youthful years as “back in the day" - and little do they realize how much has changed - economically, socially, and politically. These changes impact every American, but especially those considering retirement right now. "Back in the day", people worked enough at one job to save adequate money for .. (Baby Boomer)

Baby Boomers Discover How-To Redefine Retirement

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 'Bayo Akinola-Odusola (December 30, 2007)  Are you over 40 with a career that doesn't excite you? Many baby boomers report “feeling like a rat on a wheel in their lives". I'm a baby boomer too and I'm fed up with hearing all the excuses other baby boomers keep coming up as to why they haven't done anything about “their situation?". You can take control and that's what this is about. 50 and Counting. . . This .. (Baby Boomer)

The Baby Boomer Effects - Woodstock To Main Street

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 Joan Knight (December 19, 2007)  In his latest book, Boom, Voices of the Sixties, Tom Brokaw focuses his famous reporting lens on the Sixties decade. Future business and political leaders came of age, and youth energetically began to carve out new rules and new civil rights. The Vietnam War was defining and divisive, rocking the nation and Baby Boomers in particular. Millions protested the war and the draft. A counter .. (Baby Boomer)

Why Baby Boomers Are Looking For Ways To Re-Invent Themselves

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 Jonathan G. Michel (December 04, 2007)  Let's face it. . . the answer is obvious. Anybody born between 1944 and 1964 is a baby boomer. The year 2009 marks the year when the first wave of baby boomers start retiring in massive numbers. . . and sadly to a life of poverty. Why? Because, a gross majority (including myself) got cheated by the system. Many friends of mine, including lawyers, engineers, accountants, white collar .. (Baby Boomer)

Boomer Women and the Changing Face of Retirement

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 Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. (August 30, 2007)  As a Baby Boomer, are you in agreement with the results of an American Association of Retired Persons’ position paper - that the definition of work in retirement will be uniquely yours? Fully 80% of those who responded to the survey expect to continue some type of work after they reach retirement age. Many women don't have control over the decision regarding changes in their work . (Baby Boomer)

Online Predators - How They Operate And How To Stop Online Predators From Gaining Access To Your Kid

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 Bayo Akinola-Odusola (July 28, 2007)  Why are there online predators? Here is my opinion based on research I have carried out. Whether or not you have kids, you're probably aware that social networking sites are the hottest online sires where anyone, including your kids, can post your personal information, create a buddy list and do so many other things referred to as “social networking". many people also go on to .. (Baby Boomer)

The Ultimate Anti-Aging Do-It-Yourself Project for Boomers

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 Barbara Morris, R.Ph. (July 04, 2007)  I found the following message on a discussion board: "Those of us between 45 and 65 are not considered seniors - and yet many of us are not comfortable in gyms . . . We are truly a neglected group. Our local park districts have several senior exercise programs, even senior sports leagues. But we are too young to join them. At the same time, most of us simply can't compete with the 20 .. (Baby Boomer)

Are You Ready to Discover How the Baby Boomer Generation Have IT All?

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 Michael Harrison (June 30, 2007)  The have it all baby boomer generation. The baby boomer generation really are the blessed group. Born post second world war they are now approaching retirement age. It's well documented that the baby boomers worked through a great period of opportunity and prosperity. They had it all! In the 1980-90's there was a glut of downsizing and many of those born before the baby boomers were .. (Baby Boomer)

Live Your Private Dream

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 Sally Edwards (June 15, 2007)  It’s an interesting combination- piano teacher by day; standup comedian by night. To tell you the truth, I went for years denying my comic abilities, never telling the other grade school moms about the person I really was. None of them knew I’d spent most of my life, six days a week and sometimes threes shows a night, in smoky comedy clubs trying to make people laugh. I .. (Baby Boomer)

What the Baby Boomers Can Teach Paris Hilton

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 Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. (June 13, 2007)  Are you tired of the celebrity driven circus revolving around Paris Hilton? Does the hotel heiress deserve to be behind bars for her flagrant disregard for the law? As a popular media figure, should she be responsible to set an example for the impressionable teenagers who emulate her? The Baby Boomers or so called ‘Me Generation, ’ on some level, weren't all that different. .. (Baby Boomer)




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