What is Generation X?
What is Generation X, the people born after the Baby Boom? Generation X lifestyles, philosophies, and how Generation X was named.
What Is a Baby Boomer?
What, exactly, defines a baby boomer? Learn how "baby boomer" got started, plus fun baby boomer facts.
Why We’re Not Prepared for Our Aging Population, and What We Can Do
The aging population boom will put tremendous stress on communities. Here are tips and information on how individuals and communities can plan for an aging population, and what some communities are already doing to meet the coming challenges of an aging population boom.
Life Changing Advice for Boomers: Rewire Your Brain to Control Your Emotions
Have trouble with anger management? These easy tips will help you control your emotions and make positive changes in your life.
Bongs for Boomers: Marijuana Use Increasing Among Seniors
Marijuana, the most popular illicit drug in America, is also quickly becoming the drug of choice for many seniors.
Green Burial: The Next Step in Green Living for Baby Boomers
Green burial takes green living to the final frontier. Learn about green burial, why green burial helps the environment, and find resources for green burial information.
Mature Women: False Confidence About Health/Finances; Good Attitude About Aging
A landmark survey discovers that many mature women have a false sense of confidence in areas like finances and health, but mature women’s beliefs about aging are changing for the better.
Exercise Tips for Baby Boomers: How to Avoid Sports Injuries
We know that exercise is good for us, and can even slow down some of the body's aging processes. But if you haven't exercised in awhile, it's important to start slowly. These exercise tips were designed for baby boomers, but they offer good advice for all older adults who want to exercise safely and avoid sports injuries.
Baby Boomers and Arthritis - Arthritis and Obesity Linked
Baby boomers have more arthritis than their parents, and it may be linked to higher rates of obesity.
10 Secrets for Success: Turn Your Dreams Into Reality
A study of successful people reveals 10 common traits that they share. These secrets for success help people reach their goals and turn their dreams into reality.
Aging Gracefully: The Benefits of Exercise
Research shows that exercise helps people of all ages, including seniors. Here are a few benefits of exercise for seniors and people over 50.
How Baby Boomers Will Change Retirement - Many Will Mix Work & Play
A survey shows that baby boomers are transforming retirement. Find out how, and if you are financially ready to meet your retirement goals.
Are Baby Boomers Ready for Retirement? It Takes More Than Money
What are some of the issues baby boomers should consider as retirement looms? Here's advice for baby boomers facing retirement.
Top 5 Ways to Get Started With a Retirement Plan
Are you afraid you’ve waited too long to plan for retirement? While it’s always best to start planning early, there’s no time like the present. Even if you’re at or near retirement age, you can develop a retirement plan that works for you.
Books on Retirement and Finance
Whether you’re considering retirement now or just thinking about your future, managing your assets and planning your financial future are important. Here’s a list of books that focus on financial issues that are important to older adults.
Baby Boomers Turning 65 Optimistic About the Future
The oldest baby boomers, turning 65 in 2011, are generally satisfied with their lives and optimistic about the future, according to an AARP survey of baby boomers turning 65 in 2011.
Boomers Get Colorful at Home
Boomers are more colorful than their parents. Learn why boomers choose to live with bold colors at home.
Does New AARP Stance on Social Security Serve Seniors and Baby Boomers?
When AARP changed its long-held position on Social Security, and agreed to consider raising the retirement age and other reforms that would cut benefits for seniors, many of its members were left wondering just whose interests AARP represents.
9 Things You Can Do Now to Ensure a Better Retirement
If retirement is looming and you're not ready, these 9 ideas will help you ensure a better retirement.