Everything we’ve said about our generation is true: we might not feel like it, but we are an “aging population.” And, many people age 65 and older are already struggling to live off the amount they have saved for retirement.
Wow. If we talk about baby boomers with active lifestyles, this one is hard to beat: Janet Clare, the author of the novel, Afterthought, takes a solo trek in Africa. And she came back with dreams fulfilled
The Baby Boom Generation (born between 1946 and 1964) has been the demographic engine fueling much of the growth in travel over the past 40 years — both in the number of travelers and in the amount of travel per person.
Holiday decorations, and especially lights, have become an enduring part of the Christmas holiday season. For many baby boomers, we’ve watched the celebration of lights become more of a competitive call to duty each year.
We recently heard from one woman who hasn’t slowed down … and doesn’t sound like she ever will. She’s a television personality in Philadelphia named Lynn Doyle, and for her, every new stage of life as a baby boomer only means more work to do, more milestones to achieve. Because for her, age is just a number!
Because we are active baby boomers, our purposes and destinations are different than they used to be. Wildlife photography adventures with David Hemmings.
We like what Mark Saunders does. Truth is, we’d like to do it ourselves. This artistic baby boomer is living out his “second act” and now, as he explains in this story for BoomerCafé, he’s teaching others.
Is it too much to ask, What are we boomers doing with our lives? BoomerCafé contributor Carrier Slocomb has been asking that of himself, and has come up with a philosophy that helps.
One of our favorite topics at BoomerCafé is achievement — achievement by active baby boomers of endeavors our parents probably wouldn’t have undertaken at all. So it is with Joyce Zonana’s walk across England … A walk she makes all of us want to take.
More baby boomers may be living out their teenage fantasies by learning to ride motorcycles after they turn 40, at least in Australia. New figures obtained by The West Australian show that one in three motorcycle licence applicants in West Australia is over 40.