Yoga + Baby Boomers = A Healthier Lifestyle

How would you like to “come of age”? Nowadays, people are conscious of getting fit and healthy. This is just a normal response to every new and rare disease popping out or being discovered almost every day. What with the advancement of technology in the processing of the foods we eat and more often the lack of it, results to unbalanced nutrients and improper diet. The only trend which is patronized by both the young and the not-so young is fitness craze. It is just ironic that when people are young, they can’t wait to mature. When they come of age, so to speak, all they wanted is to stay young. Aging is one normal phenomenon that people are afraid …

Do you ever wonder where the baby boomers are now?

For the benefit of the youth who belongs to the New Generation of the Twentieth Century, one is considered a Baby Boomer when born between the years 1946 to 1964. During those years, there was a tremendous increase in birth rates because of the economic affluence being enjoyed in a lot of countries around the globe after the World War II. The term Baby Boomer was also extensively used to mean the culture and population of Americans in particular. The generation of the Baby Boomers is just different from any other generation ahead or next to them. They have created many major impacts in the lives of man, may it be in politics, industries, culture, arts and academics. The Baby …

What Are Some of the Problems that baby Boomers Encounter

Thos that are born between the years 1946 and 1964 are the generation known as baby boomers. As boomers age, they have now become one of the largest generations to retire ever in the history of the US. This massive group of early retirees or future retirees is essentially in between stages in life. They are not quite old enough to receive the services that senior citizens receive, but they are not as young as they once used to be. As life becomes more challenging, there are an increasing number of problems that could arise. Caring for Aging Parents The older the boomer generation gets, the needier their parents become. The task of taking care of yourself and taking care …

What Are Services Baby Boomers Would Want?

To simply describe who the Baby Boomer generation is, they are citizens born in the United States during the years 1946 to 1964. While this is the general definition, they can also be broken down a bit further. Those born between 1946 and 1954 are called Leading-edge Boomers and those born between 1955 and 1964 are known as Shadow Boomers. No matter how you slice it, they continue to be the largest generation to date. What brings all Boomers together from all walks of life is their willingness to purchase merchandise. Since the beginning of the generation, Boomers have led on consumer charts for purchasing the most products and services. Businesses quickly realized the endless possibilities that stem from such …

Baby Boomers, What They Want and What They Expect In Today’s Society

In terms of generations, one of the generations in the United States that contributed a lot in terms of political, cultural, industrial, economy, and academic is the baby boomers era. This era is one of the highlights of the United States history and it is also an era where the economy was on an all time high. First of all, you have to know why it is called the baby boomers generation and which people are included in this generation. The baby boomers generation is composed of people who were born between the years 1946 and 1964. Because of the significant increase in birth rate during this era, historians called it the baby boomers generation. People who were born during …

Understanding the Baby Boomers Definition

The term Baby Boomer pertains to the people who was born during the soaring of birth rates just as the economy continuously prosper in numerous countries during the post war years. In America, the term is directly synonymous to the people whose birth year’s fall before the war in Vietnam and after the Second World War (WW II). Hence, Baby Boomers possibly cover one generation or more. The term Baby Boom also depicts the population as well as culture of the Americans. This is contrary to the demographics shown throughout the world during the post WW II, which did not present the American families’ sustained growth. Definition The start of Baby Boomer generation is classified into different designations. Steve Gallion, …

The Plague of Worry

Baby boomers are no strangers to worry. It seems from the first decade this generation began to become aware of the world, there were big things to worry about. This was the first generation to grow up with a reality that world destruction is possible at the hands of a man made weapon that did exist and was pointed at them. In the 1950s and 1960s, the decades when this generation was entering youth, it was common for children to have to run drills to hide under their desks as a defense against the arrival of a nuclear bomb. Even back then, those baby boomer children know those desks were faint defense against such a devastating weapon. So from worrying …

The Fountain of Youth

If there ever was a generation who would put every resource known to man against the challenge of defeating aging, it would be the baby boomer generation. Of course the deeply rooted desire in mankind to stop or turn back the aging process is as old as time itself. We have ample evidence of that in literature. From The Fountain to Youth to Peter Pan, there have been many efforts to just stubbornly say “I wont grow up” as though stamping ones foot and refusing to participate can actually keep us from growing older. Baby boomers have always had a love affair with youth. It is no doubt deeply rooted in their explosive teen and twenties years in which this …

The Good and Bad Characteristics of a Baby Boomer

Every individual is unique in his own way. This makes him different from anyone else. Even brothers and sisters differ a lot. But with every person’s distinct characteristics, he should still be able achieve good relationship with other people. Many generations have been in existence for years now. And each generation is identified with certain uniqueness from other generations. If you’re a baby boomer, you probably know this by now. What then is a baby boomer? Baby boomers are those born after the Second World War. It includes babies born from 1946 to 1964 during the time of prosperity after the war. Baby Boomers are identified for their characteristics very much different from other generations. This maybe because they all …

The Baby Boomer Generation Continues to Boom

When you’re out in your neighborhood, you would usually see many teens hanging out together. Teenage life is probably the happiest and most exciting times. As a group, they would spend a lot of time doing things together. There are even times when they try to set a trend of some sort. This must be a reason why several generations are known for their different characteristics and uniqueness. Baby boomers left a mark in history when they were born. And as they grew up, they were able to create ‘booms’ which affected the whole world. After World War II, about seventy six million baby boomers were born. They all belonged to a nurturing and progressive family. Their parents want to …

The Studies about Baby Boomers in the Internet

If you are enjoying how you live today in the United States, you should realize that the freedom you enjoy is the work of the past generation. Today, there is less discrimination and people are now fully enjoying their civil rights as a citizen of the United States. You should realize the fact that a particular generation is one of the major contributors in the society that you see today. This generation is called the baby boomers generation. So, what is the baby boomers generation? First of all, baby boomers were people who were born between the years 1946 to 1964. This generation is called baby boomers generation because of the significant increase in birth rate during these years. Baby …

Selecting Soldiers

The baby boomer generation grew up with a number of specters hanging over their heads. One fear that seemed to hang like an inevitable doom for the childhood and youth of this generation was that of nuclear war and the potential end of life on earth that these weapons could cause if used unchecked. But there was another much more real threat that was being used with great regularity and it meant a potential fate of death in a war associated activity. That was the specter of the military draft. This form of selecting soldiers was widely used for decades and over many wars and was considered the norm. The use of conscription was not something the United States Government …

Retirement Places for Baby Boomers, A Place for Rest for Baby Boomers

People who were born after the World War II conflict in 1946 and before the Vietnam War are considered to be the baby boomers generation. This generation is called the baby boomers generation because of the significant increase of birth rates during these times. In fact, there were about 78 million baby boomers born in the United States between the years 1946 and 1964. The baby boomers generation is considered to be the era where it was the turning point of the political and cultural status of the United States. This is because baby boomers came of age during the civil rights protest and they were the ones who fought for more freedom and against discrimination. In political view, baby …

Political Issues Facing Baby Boomers Today, What Were the Influences?

First of all, you need to understand all about what baby boomers are or more accurately who baby boomers are. Baby boomers are people who were born between the years 1946 and 1964. Because of the increased birth rate in these years, people called it the baby boomers generation. In fact, there were about 78 million babies born within the baby boomers generation. Today, baby boomers are now reaching the middle age. In fact, baby boomers today turn 50 years old every 7 seconds. The fact that baby boomers came of age during the widespread of civil rights protest and grew up during the cold war, baby boomers have very distinct political and cultural patterns. The baby boomers era is …

Overview on the Beliefs of Baby Boomers

The birthrate in the United States of America rose to almost 20% after the World War II (1946). It again increased to another 12% in 1947. Finally, it peaked up to 4.3 million babies in 1957. Therefore, from 1946 to 1964, there were 77 million babies born in America, they were called as “baby boomers”. Today, boomers comprise 28% of the US populations since the birthrate returned to normal in 1965. But the said numbers of babies are considered as a statistical anomaly in the birthrate of the United States according to some researchers. It is because some of the baby boomers have detached themselves in that generation and lives as if they were not born between the years 1946 …

On the Road

“On the Road” is a well known phrase to baby boomers because it is the title of that famous novel by Jack Kerouac of youthful exploration and curiosity. And even though technically Kerouac represented the generation before the time of the boomers, that novel very much became a bible for the youth movement that exploded during the 1960s when the boomers went through their teen and college years. As a result, there is wanderlust and a yearning to get away from it all and travel that is deeply ingrained in the baby boomer mentality and way of viewing the world. It isn’t surprising then that baby boomers as adults have created a leisure and travel industry that has reached new …