This week, I had a chance to talk with Will Paley, Trend Strategist at JWT, about the ad agency's 'Meet The New Family' research study. It was clear from the report that boomers are playing a major role in the evolving family structure both in the USA and abroad. 'The family is such an important concept around the world,' said Will. 'What it means to be a family is changing. Boomers are an untapped opportunity.'
While I am a huge fan of using different digital tools to stay connected with others, I also think that nothing can replace the impact of spending some face time with loved ones. These moments are important in building relationships between grandparents and their grandchildren, but can also be useful in helping families keep an eye on an aging loved one's health.
Last year I had to find a new primary care doctor. Did you? I ask because it seems like I talk to a lot of friends who are changing doctors for a range of reasons -- from the Affordable Care Act to insurance companies restructuring their in-network/out-of-network directories to the simple fact that many doctors are retiring or leaving the profession.
Feel like playing games? You can play dumb games or smart games. Waste your time or improve your brain! Out on the town or on vacation? Our smartphone will help you find the best restaurants and the most popular tourist attractions.
We hear the same conversation, "Your generation is lazy, selfish and always on your phones." But our parents and Boomer punditry often miss two key parts of the conversation: the immense pressures facing many our generation and millennial efforts to fix our nation's problems.
LBL was reminded that the last time, she, herself, was in such a panting, sweaty state was in 1968 and she was backstage at the Newport Folk Festival, in a van with one of the members of the sound crew.
A 2014 Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS) conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute showed Americans are increasingly confident in their ab...
Dear Baby Boomers, Thank you. No, really, I mean it. You guys catch a lot of flack from my generation, the 'me, me, me, millennials,' and not nearly enough gratitude.
Millennials are most likely to get hands-on with causes they care about when organizations offer a range of volunteer opportunities, from one-time commitments to long-term, pro-bono skills-based opportunities. However, don't expect them to give their time and talents blindly.
An apology to loyal readers of this blog and to those who arrived here because they will read anything with the word 'sex' or 'lubrication' in it. The following is not a boomer version of the Kama Sutra. Reading this will not allow you to cavort between the sheets as though it were 1976 and you were made of rubber.
Sure, the young, thin millennials are still standing in the center of the spotlight, but it is clear that even the fashion industry has gotten the memo about where the money is and where the demographics are headed.
f we are an accumulation of all of our memories, then many of us are in serious trouble. Memories, like socks, often appear and disappear in random fashion.