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Is there a perfect age?-4336

Is there a perfect age?

For an online survey, 2,242 adults were asked: If you could skip time and live forever in good health at a particular age, what age would you like to live at?

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Gerontologists agree with popular images of boomers-4237

Gerontologists agree with popular images of boomers

Interviews were conducted with 10 gerontologists in Australia to find out if they agreed or disagreed with popular notions about the baby boomer generation.

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Smartphones seep into Boomer lifestyles-4173

Smartphones seep into Boomer lifestyles

Among the 91% of American adults who say they own a cell phone, 56% say it is a smartphone, according to a telephone survey conducted among 2,252 adults, ages 18 and older.

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The oldest Boomers are upbeat and mostly unemployed-4168

The oldest Boomers are upbeat and mostly unemployed

Born in 1946, the oldest members of the so-called Baby Boom generation, are now turning 67 years old. In the United States, the traditional retirement age was 65. Nowadays, the “full” retirement age for people eligible to receive the Social Security government pension is 66, although a lower benefit amount is available beginning at age 62.

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Added together, boomer spending will reach billions-4056

Added together, boomer spending will reach billions

The market of boomers, people born 1946-1964, has gained the attention of many types of companies not traditionally targeting “older” adults because of the size of the population. The US Census estimated there were 78.2 million people in the boomer age cohort in 2006. Pulling data from a number of proprietary market reports, a research company projected that the buying power of boomers in the United States will continue to grow.

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Older lesbian and gay population embraces wellness activities-2867

Older lesbian and gay population embraces wellness activities

Because lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are a “largely invisible population,” a coalition of organizations examined their health status. Among the extensive findings on discrimination and health disparities is a section showing respondents engage in high levels of wellness and physical activities.

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