Category Archives: Baby Boomers

It Ain’t the Age, It’s the Activity!

  In today’s Washington Post “MisFits” column, Lenny Berstein introduces us to a gentleman named Roy Clark, who at 102 works out several times a week with his 70 year old personal trainer.  Mr. Clark started working out seriously three … Continue reading

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Boomers – Creating New Opportunities – Part 2

During my last blog, we began talking about what unemployed baby boomers can do to create other options in their search for employment. I recommended thinking about things you like to do, things you’re interested in, hobbies you enjoy and … Continue reading

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Boomer Re-employment – A Different Option

  In a NY Times article today, In Hard Economy for All Ages, Older Isn’t Better … It’s Brutal, the author, Catherine Rampell, talks about how unemployed Baby Boomers are perhaps the hardest hit during this sluggish economy.  She cites … Continue reading

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Long-Term Care and the Fiscal Cliff Deal

As part of the deal to prevent the fall over the fiscal cliff, two provisions that could significantly impact national long-term care strategy were quietly passed as part of overall package.  These measures could both be critical to individuals receiving … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers and Their Impact on the Bottomline

An issue I’ve been studying for a while now is what the impact will be of employed Baby Boomers with caregiving responsibilities on their employer’s bottom line.  My hypothesis is that these employed Baby Boomers will cost employers significant money … Continue reading

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Dangling from the Fiscal Cliff…The Budget Technicality That Could Change Your Way of Life

Government improves our daily lives, whether we realize it or not. It provides for the teacher in our children’s classrooms. The roads and bridges on which we drive. The commuter rails we ride to work. The research seeking cures for … Continue reading

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Moving On…

Well, the election is over and no matter who you voted for, the result is the same, we have a duly elected President and Congress and they have a job to do and now they MUST come together, cross their … Continue reading

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