Baby Boomers


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Baby Boomers

A generation of children born in the years following World War II. While there is debate about the years in which baby boomers were born, the U.S. Census Bureau defines the generation as being born between 1946 and 1964. The baby boomer generation was one of the largest in U.S. history and had a significant cultural and economic impact. Their impact on American social programs like Social Security and Medicare is expected to increase significantly as they retire in larger numbers.
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More than half of health-conscious single female baby boomers cite fitness centers, trails and swimming pools as important community amenities, consistent with the 68 percent who rank a healthy lifestyle as their top priority.
These results are based on surveys of 30,562 baby boomers employed for an employer from Jan.
The overwhelming majority of workers are either Baby Boomers (born 1946-1964) or part of Generation X (born 1965-1980) -- and they are distinctly less engaged.
Identifying these hidden infections early will allow more baby boomers to receive care and treatment, before they develop life-threatening liver disease," Dr.
Getting baby boomers to cheerfully relinquish their expected entitlements or embrace new taxes seems an unrealistic expectation.
The average cost for a baby boomer patient was $11,900.
Small, whose five-week Senior Memory Training courses at UCLA Center on Aging have drawn baby boomers to teaching sites across Los Angeles, has licensed it in a half-dozen states.
There are approximately 76 million baby boomers in the United States.
Next, the GAO research determined that baby boomers control only 20 percent of our country's financial assets, and nearly 70 percent of these assets are controlled by the generation's wealthiest 10 percent.
A few of the findings from the report that were driven by consumer panel data and analysis from IRI include: in some key categories, baby boomer shoppers are more likely to buy branded products than younger shoppers.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2011, the 76 million baby boomers will comprise 40% of the work force.