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Younger boomers look ahead to health worries-4207

Younger boomers look ahead to health worries

In Canada, 70% of boomers ages 50-59 who were still working said that changes to their health was the biggest challenge they expected to face during retirement. Men were more concerned than women.

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Equipment and convenience appeal to older health club users-4197

Equipment and convenience appeal to older health club users

In the United States, 58.5 million people used a health club in 2012, and 50.2 million were members in 2012, resulting in an industry revenue of $21.8 billion. Memberships were counted during online interviews with 42,356 people participating in an online panel.

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Retirement security best in Europe-3607

Retirement security best in Europe

An investment management firm used data from the World Bank and United Nations to create an index of how well people are living in 150 countries once they are retired. The index was based on measures of health, material well-being, finances and other factors.

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Canadian boomers feel healthy, but don't act healthy-3544

Canadian boomers feel healthy, but don't act healthy

A global trend is toward more years of life in poorer health, due in large part to the effects of non-communicable diseases, such as cancer and heart disease, according to multiple analyses recently published in The Lancet (ICAA Research Review, 13[1] January 2013).

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Employment grows in assisted living-3470

Employment grows in assisted living

The employment and salary information provided by 50 assisted living operators reporting on 139 jobs in 1,950 locations showed that, compared to 2011 data, companies experienced a 25% increase in employment, a 25% increase in resident capacity and a 22% increase in revenue. The results represent responses in May 2012.

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Centenarians tend to live at home-3465

Centenarians tend to live at home

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