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5 Things Baby Boomers Miss Most Part 5

Jay Lickus | Posted 05.18.2015 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

I have come to notice over the past few years that my "little dancing friend" doesn't show up as often in the mornings.

5 Things Baby Boomers Miss Most Part 4

Jay Lickus | Posted 05.14.2015 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Now that summer is quickly approaching, I am reminded of one more thing that I really miss from my youth. The warmer weather brings with it bar-b-cues, picnics, baseball games and family get-togethers. These bring out the foods I can no longer eat that I loved when I was younger.

5 Things Baby Boomers Miss Most Part 3

Jay Lickus | Posted 05.13.2015 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

The third "thing" that I want to talk to you about that I miss from my youth is the "ability to drink."

5 Things Baby Boomers Miss Most

Jay Lickus | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Today, I proudly watch sports. I am an armchair quarterback. I am the king of fantasy football. Now, instead of dreaming about playing in the World Series or the Superbowl, I travel the world to watch these great sporting events live.

5 Things Baby Boomers Miss Most -- Part 2

Jay Lickus | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Anyway, I bet those of us (men and women) who miss playing competitive sports wish we could go back and have it all over again.

Reliving and Reviving Memories

Diana M. Raab | Posted 05.07.2015 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

I continue to celebrate and honor my grandmother's life by following her passions for reading and writing. Both these pastimes are an integral part of my own life. This is my way of honoring her.

12 Sex Toys You Shouldn't Be Without

Renee Fisher | Posted 04.26.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Sex in the far recesses of human history was generally accomplished without the aid of toys or even without the knowledge that what one was engaged in had a name. Gradually, sex became much more sophisticated.

50 Ways to Organize Your Life After 50: Part 1

Jay Lickus | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

In thinking deeper about this subject, I figured it was time to analyze whether or not I was genuinely organized and, if not, how could I get to the right level of orderly arrangement in my life. Where do we start?

Could Mindfulness Be The Fountain Of Youth?

Joan Moran | Posted 01.31.2015 | Fifty
Joan Moran

I had an experience 10 years ago that I still think about when I go into a department store. My best friend and I were at the makeup counter and no one would wait on us. 'It's our age,' she said to me with disdain. 'Our age? We're not even 60 yet,' I quipped. 'You're clueless,' she replied. 'We're not getting waited on because they can't see us. We're getting older. We're invisible.'

Are You a 'Plugged In' Boomer?

Jay Lickus | Posted 01.13.2015 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Are you "plugged in?" Do you spend at least 27 hours per week on the Internet? Why would I use such a specific number? Because in a 2012 research study by WSL Strategic Retail, they found that Baby Boomers spend two hours more a week online than the 25 hours Millennials (ages 16 to 34) do on average.

Baby Boomer Change

Jay Lickus | Posted 11.28.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, have you ever noticed how much change happens in your life now? I know, stupid question right? Let me put my question into better perspective for you. Do remember when you were just a little toddler?

John Cougar Mellencamp AARP "Ideas@50+" Concert Review

Jay Lickus | Posted 11.12.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, Does this sound like anyone you might know? A child is born with "spina bifida" back in October of 1951. He had corrective surger...

AARP "Ideas@50+" San Diego Review

Jay Lickus | Posted 11.11.2014 | Fifty
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Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, I have finally caught up from our wonderful trip to San Diego last weekend to attend the AARP "Ideas@50+" convention. First of all, I ...

Finding a New Circle of Friends

Jay Lickus | Posted 11.03.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Wouldn't life be great if we could choose the friends in our social circles by their occupations and how useful they would be to us?

What Do You Call Your Girlfriend?

Jay Lickus | Posted 10.27.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers........... OK, I'm just not satisfied, comfortable or excited about referring to my girlfriend Darla as my "girlfriend". Do you know wh...

What's Your Boomer EQ? Part 2

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

On July 24, 2014, I posted Part 1 of this five part series, an online tutorial on the value of Emotional Intelligence (EQ). I propose Boomers can be ...

Social Security Benefits Made Easy, Part 2

Jay Lickus | Posted 09.23.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Just in case you find yourself cornered in a high-brow conversation at a cocktail party with several other boomers discussing the history of social welfare and government reforms, here's a quick overview of the birth of our wonderful federal program.

Social Security Benefits Made Easy, Part 1

Jay Lickus | Posted 09.21.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Did you know that some major changes affecting your benefits were put in place in 2014? There is a free handbook you can request from the Social Security administration which will guide you through the system.

Are You a Music Snob Like Me?

Jay Lickus | Posted 09.17.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

I have always considered myself a bit of a music snob. And this being a "Fervid Friday," is there anything you are more passionate about than music...

Do You Trust Yourself? The Jelly Beans of Life

Jay Lickus | Posted 09.09.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby boomers... do you trust yourself? Do you trust your instincts? If you made a life altering decision today do you honestly believe you would be successful? That's a very tough question isn't it?

Happy 'Independence Month'

Jay Lickus | Posted 09.06.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

We have been led like sheep by our government and big retail business together to use this day, July 4th, to extol the wonders of our national history, the successes of our illustrious government, and historical traditions that define these here United States. Not any more!

Boomer Resolutions

Jay Lickus | Posted 09.06.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Do you realize that we only have one half of this year left to accomplish all of the great things we wanted to get done before 2015 shows up?

Humility and Growing Old

Jay Lickus | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
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Jay Lickus

Have you gotten tired yet hearing how broken down and dysfunctional we have all become in our advancing years? If we are smart, we except our shortcomings, find a way to overcome them and move on with living our lives to the fullest.

The Essence of Survival

Jay Lickus | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Years ago, when I was part of the corporate middle management machine, I had the honor of working for brief time with a gentleman that actually reinforced my faith in mankind.

How to Choose Sunscreen: Part 2

Jay Lickus | Posted 08.11.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

The bottom line is that selecting the proper sunscreen can be a chore. Before diving into the sea of choices, let me make it completely clear that everyone needs some sort of protection when spending time in the sun. No one is immune to the effects of extended exposure.