iOS app Android app

Boomer Generation

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

Jay Lickus | Posted 09.12.2014 | 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 09.11.2014 | Fifty
Read More: Resources, Social Security, Baby Boomer Examination, Survive Fifty Five Dot Com, Plan, Mid-Life Crisis, Live After 55, Life, Baby Boomer Excitement, Survive After 50, financi9al Success, Living Better at 60, Baby Boomer Health, Health After 55, Best Health Strategies, Growing Old, Retirement Goals, Fervid, Aging Gracefully, Excitement After 55, 50+ Help, Relationships After 50, Baby Boomer Hangout, Jobs at 50, Direction, Baby Boomer Plan, Workable Solutions, Retirement Advice, Baby Boomer Thought, 50 Year Old Man, Relationships After 55, Boomer, Job 50+, Boomer Nation, Sex after55, Baby Boomer Health Strategies, Economically Feasible, Retirement Help, Baby Boomer Tips, Wishes, Retirement Plan, Survive After 55, 50+, Passion, Baby Boomer Health Tips, Financial Success, 50 Plus, Baby Boomer News, Baby Boomer Community, Survive at 50, Baby Boomer Financial, Real Passions, Retirees, Travel After 55, Suddenly Unemployed at the Age of 50, Suddenly Unemployed, Survive 55, Baby Boomer Direction, Explore, Living Better at 50, Survive, Baby Boomer Cruise, 50 Years Old, Growing Older, Life After 50, Suddenly Senior, Examine, Menopause, Opportunities, Survive 55.Com, Baby Boomer Blogger, Baby Boomer Generation, Jobs at 50+, Older, Baby Boomer Passion, Organize Your Time, Baby Boomer Explore, Dating After 55, Boomer Advice, Survive at 55, Andropause, Travel After 50, Baby Boomer Retirement Goals, Baby Boomer Life, Boomer Tips, Stage of Your Life, Health After 50, Seasoned Citizens, Survive Old Age, Midlife Crisis, 50 Years Young, Baby Boomer Thought Leader, Boomer Relationship, Survive Older, Baby Boomer Resources, Boomer Generation, Dating After 50, Unemployed, Senior Citizens, Boomer Help, Obamacare, Baby Boomer Blogging, Midlife, Survive Retirement, Health Tips, Business After 50, Fervid 50’S, Baby Boomer Retirement, Survive-Retirement, Aging, Baby Boomers, Boomer Dating, Jones Generation, Senior Citizen, Retirement, Relationship Strategies, 50 Year Old Woman, Fun After 50, Suddenly Unemployed at the Age of 55, Love After 50, Mature, Baby Boomer Help, Baby Boomer Support, Job 55+, 55+ Help, Financial, Midlife Help, Live, Healthcare, Fifty-Five Years Old, Baby Boomer Opportunities, 55+, Work After 55, Health Strategies, Strategies, survive55.Com, Leisure Time, Live After 50, Baby Boomer Blog, 1946 – 1964, Aging Tips, Retirement Tips, Baby Boomer Ideas, How to Improve With Age, Baby Boomer Financial Planning, Fifty Years Old, Baby Boomer, healthcare.gov, Develop, Work After 50, Jobs at 55+, Boomerina, Baby Boomer Relationships, Senior, Retirement Strategies, Seniors, Easier as You Age, Baby Boomer Statistics, Retirement Planning, Love After 55, Baby Boomer Advice, Mid-Life, Sex After 50, Excitement After 50, Fifty-Five Plus, survive55, Fifty News
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 09.03.2014 | 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 08.27.2014 | 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...

Why Baby Boomers Will Never Go Quietly Into The Night

Donna Highfill | Posted 08.10.2014 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I am a proud Baby Boomer, and believe our moniker is right on target. Our arrival caused a sonic boom in the population, our work ethic is both unsurpassed and bordering on maniacal, and we are hanging onto relevancy like a cat being pulled from a scratching post filled with catnip. We survive even when the Millennials wish we would die already so they could find a job.

How This Boomer Did A Career '180' To Find Purpose And Meaning

John Tarnoff | Posted 07.29.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Many boomers who are well into their 50s and working in well-established careers fear that there is an end in sight to their long-held and once-secure positions.

Social Security Benefits Made Easy, Part 2

Jay Lickus | Posted 07.24.2014 | 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?

I Am a Digital Dinosaur

Chuck Nyren | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

Remember WordStar? WordPerfect? Apple Writer? Lotus Notes? If you don't know what these are, open up Netscape Navigator and do a search on Alta Vista.

Humility and Growing Old

Jay Lickus | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
Read More: Resources, Boomer Tips, Health After 50, Stage of Your Life, Survive Old Age, Midlife Crisis, 50 Years Young, Survive Older, Boomer Relationship, Baby Boomer Thought Leader, Live After 55, Life, Boomer Generation, Survive After 50, Dating After 50, Unemployed, Living Better at 60, Boomer Help, Obamacare, Midlife, Baby Boomer Blogging, Survive Retirement, Health After 55, Best Health Strategies, Health Tips, Growing Old, Fervid 50’S, Business After 50, Retirement Goals, Fervid, Aging Gracefully, Aging, Boomer Dating, Jones Generation, 50+ Help, Relationships After 50, Senior Citizen, Baby Boomer Hangout, Retirement, Relationship Strategies, Direction, Fun After 50, Workable Solutions, Love After 50, Baby Boomer Thought, Retirement Advice, Mature, Relationships After 55, Boomer, Baby Boomer Help, Baby Boomer Support, Job 50+, Job 55+, 55+ Help, Financial, Midlife Help, Live, Economically Feasible, Healthcare, Fifty-Five Years Old, Retirement Help, Baby Boomer Tips, 55+, Work After 55, Wishes, Retirement Plan, Survive After 55, 50+, Passion, Financial Success, Health Strategies, Baby Boomer News, Baby Boomer Community, Strategies, survive55.Com, Leisure Time, Real Passions, Live After 50, Travel After 55, Baby Boomer Blog, Suddenly Unemployed at the Age of 50, Aging Tips, Survive 55, Suddenly Unemployed, Retirement Tips, Explore, Living Better at 50, How to Improve With Age, Baby Boomer Ideas, Fifty Years Old, Survive, Baby Boomer Cruise, Growing Older, 50 Years Old, Baby Boomer, Life After 50, Suddenly Senior, Examine, healthcare.gov, Menopause, Work After 50, Baby Boomer Blogger, Survive 55.Com, Develop, Opportunities, Baby Boomer Generation, Older, Baby Boomer Relationships, Senior, Retirement Strategies, Organize Your Time, Easier as You Age, Dating After 55, Baby Boomer Statistics, Retirement Planning, Love After 55, Boomer Advice, Baby Boomer Advice, 50 Plus, Andropause, Mid-Life, Sex After 50, Travel After 50, Fifty-Five Plus, Excitement After 50, survive55, Fifty News
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.

How 'Life Reimagined' Is Changing The Future For Boomers

John Tarnoff | Posted 08.24.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Emilio Pardo has been a visionary communicator and branding executive for most of his professional life. While many Boomers find themselves forced to pivot to a new career, Pardo found himself called to upgrade his life path, driven by a sense of purpose that he could not ignore. We discussed his journey over the phone from his office in Washington D.C.

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.

How to Choose Sunscreen

Jay Lickus | Posted 08.10.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Yes, it's summertime but if you are going to be out in the street dancing then please take some precautions. Wear some sunscreen people. Especially at our age.

A Memorial to Memorial Day

Jay Lickus | Posted 07.27.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

I don't have the same sense of brotherhood that veterans experience on Memorial Day. I don't share their badge of honor. I am part of the same Baby Boomer generation, but not in the same way that Vietnam veterans are.

Hobbies of the Rich and Famous

Jay Lickus | Posted 07.19.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Have you ever wondered what rich and famous people, most of whom are baby boomers, do with their spare time?

Why Bloggers Blog

Jay Lickus | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

One of the jobs of a "professional" blogger is to communicate, interact and engage with other "professional" bloggers. Have you noticed how I have st...

Things I Don't Understand

Renee Fisher | Posted 06.21.2014 | Comedy
Renee Fisher

Living your life in the Boomer Lane gets a little confusing at times, and some fear that they may be running out of time to make any sense out of everything around them.

Why Living 'Home Free' Is The Best Thing We've Ever Done

Lynne Martin | Posted 08.17.2013 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

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.

What's in a Generation?

David D. Burstein | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
David D. Burstein

One book called us the "dumbest generation." Another cast Millennials as a breeding ground for an "epidemic" of narcissism. These views ignore many realities about this generation.

3 Things That Never Die: Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll

Janie Emaus | Posted 06.12.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

Suffice it to say that sex "in my sixties" is not quite the same as sex was "during the sixties." Not that I don't still have sex, but after thirty years of marriage, I now embrace the concept of "cuddling with benefits" rather than the "Free Love" spirit of my hippie days.