With no disrespect to her peeps and homies, and based on a decades-long knowledge of people like Uncle Sidney and Uncle George, this writer can't imagine how a nice Jewish boy could aspire to a life of danger and tights.
Baby boomers have become the new entrepreneurs. We're creating new businesses at a torrid pace, unmatched by the youngsters. In the process, we're obliterating the ageist assumption that boomers are risk-averse.
I bit the bullet. And like a cowboy tipping his hat astride his trusty horse, I am turning down the dusty trail and galloping into... no, not the sunset. The sunrise.
During the past five years, after losing my spouse, selling my house and emptying out my nest, I've tried to make an extra effort to take better care of myself. It hasn't been easy but I've learned a thing or two along the way.
Broadcast is not blogging, news media is not New Media, and serious reporting is not riffing. Considering the age and attention span of the mobile and smartphone demographic, why is media in such a panic to cater to them?
Our children gasped and our friends were speechless when we sold our beautiful California house along with most of the furniture, put our treasures in storage, and set out to live internationally without a home base.
I starting preparing for the age I am now by losing things even when I was in elementary school. Most of the losses are interesting stories, as they defy all laws of nature.
In the latest recovery, 93 percent of the gains went to the top 1 percent. How long will it take before the 99 percent realize they're getting shafted? When will American workers revolt?
Today at 53, I am in better shape in every way than I ever was at 30. I see an exciting future where most men my age are only seeing problems and roadblocks.
Women over 50 fear change and six other myths about women over 50.
As with so much journalism about baby boomers, the Washington Post's front page story, "Why the sharp rise in suicides by boomers?" is not only misleading but built on a flaccid foundation of inaccurate history, bubblegum sociology, and generational stereotyping.
No matter which we use, dependency ratios reveal a critical trend: the aging of America as the Baby Boomer population pushes through the cycles of life.
I am 52 years-old. I am unemployed. I lost my house to foreclosure back in 2008. Heck, I lost everything in 2008. I have high debt because of student...
We all look sort of normal on the outside, and we rarely talk about the fact that we are slowly disappearing. The only thing that continues to puzzle us is why, if we are losing body parts, do we weigh more than we used to?
Interviewing for a job can be difficult enough, but now technology has created a big, new, virtual wrinkle. More and more interviews are being conducted via the Internet by way of your webcam and they are growing in popularity because they save employers both time and money.
I challenge the media to start the conversation with and about people over 40. We have the money to spend. Make us use it! Let's let them know we want to go to the movies, see great theater, buy songs, read books and watch comedy in the clubs!