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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What if healthcare facilities created unique settings, alluring to baby boomers, that packaged care and assistance in a way that supported the patient while minimizing the emphasis on illness?
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.
Baby boomers will continue to shape everything with which they come into contact, especially their work and leisure activities, and employee benefits will play an important part in this in coming years.
Baby boomers must take into account not only the rising costs of health care but also the tax implications of incorrectly withdrawn funds from 401(k), 403(B), TSA, and IRA plans.
After watching the fallout of the recession of the late 1980s and early 1990s, Generation X is not looking for the lifetime employment that their Baby Boomer parents were told to look for.
Compare these GenX traits to those of the traditionalist generation (sometimes called the Silent Generation) who were born between 1930 and 1945, and the baby boomers, born from 1945 through 1964.
This idea of replacing the post but not the role is not confined to generation: for exa mple, Bill Fletcher, a baby boomer himself, is a well-known labor leader who is now head of TransAfrica.
The authority residing in institutions and creeds meant nothing to baby boomers, but finding the last "good man" and abandoning nearly all caution and doubt by investing total authority in his or her directions, was the most general pattern I observed.
In the years to come, aging baby boomers are expected to help keep physicians in business partly due to the fact that most boomers are more active than the generations that preceded them.
Who could have predicted that 1998 would be the year that the baby boomers finally made peace with their parents?
The perceptions of the baby boomers still dominate the theory and practice of pop music.
Due to the large number of baby boomers in their thirties who are just beginning families, and to increased immigration, the U.