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.
Tag: Lorie Eber
In our lifetime as baby boomers, Mother’s Day has been enshrined. Not so much on Father’s Day. It would be different if Lorie Eber had her way.
We boomers have had our feet on both sides of many fences. As BoomerCafé contributor Lorie Eber points out, that includes the old days — and the new days — of air travel.
We boomers like to think we do not act like senior citizens … not, that is, until we’re offered a discount just for having lived so long! Then, we’re “senior” from our heads to our toes, aren’t we?! Well, boomer writer Lorie Eber has a proposal.
So much of what we’ve seen in our lives has been good. But not all of it. And according to Lorie Eber, author of “Boomers: Aging Beats the Alternative and a Sense of Humor Helps.
If you’re a baby boomer, then your high school reunion is coming up. If you’re a leading edge boomer, in just a year or two it’s the 40th. Yikes!
Sometimes someone needs to hit us over the head with a frying pan and say, You’re not as young as you used to be. Lorie Eber gets reminders every day. But she has figured out how to convert the half-empty glass to half-full: she just stops and thinks that even if she’s aging, it’s a far sight better than when she was a teenager!