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 …

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 …

How US Economy will Sustain upon Retirement of Baby Boomer Generation

The Baby Boomer generation is a demographic term for the Americans born somewhere in between 1946-1964. The Baby Boomer generation holds the population of roughly 83 million. To date, baby boomers range from 50 to 65 years of age. This means that the baby boom generation is on its way to exit the labor force of the country. Baby boomers are offsprings of a healthy, erudite and bounty living. Because of this, they have reshaped the perspective of growing old by reinventing themselves to pursue a new passion. Because of the distinctive characteristics of baby boomers, they have caught much attention and are the subject of studies and surveys. As for one thing, baby boomers belong to an influential generation …

Hippies

A lot of baby boomers would like to forget that one of the watershed movements that defined the personality of this generation was the time frame dominated by, for lack of a better word, hippies. That term that seems somewhat quaint and antiquated now had a tremendous power in the mid to late sixties when it carried with it the impact of tremendous social change as well as a massive shift in public morality and consciousness. So while this is often a time of a bit of embarrassment for the baby boomer generation, it is also a formative part of their history and it deserves respect for that reason. To be fair, not all baby boomers were hippies. As is …

How US Economy will Sustain upon Retirement of Baby Boomer Generation

The Baby Boomer generation is a demographic term for the Americans born somewhere in between 1946-1964. Based from a 2000 United States census, the Baby Boomer generation holds the population of roughly 83 million. To date, baby boomers range from 42 to 60 years of age. This means that the baby boom generation is on its way to exit the labor force of the country. Baby boomers are offsprings of a healthy, erudite and bounty living. Because of this, they have reshaped the perspective of growing old by reinventing themselves to pursue a new passion. Because of the distinctive characteristics of baby boomers, they have caught much attention and are the subject of studies and surveys. As for one thing, …

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 …

Baby Boomer Defined and Their Impact in the Society

Today, there are countries which are considered as overpopulated. This is due to the increasing birth rates in different places, despite the measures of controlling birth. Babies born after World War II, when economic prosperity was at its highest, are called Baby Boomers. The exact years covered are from 1946 to 1964. You might be wondering what caused this boom. After the war, all the cities and places affected were all provided with an increase in goods as well as services. The US also helped other economies by supplying them with goods in order to rebuild their economies. This resulted to an unprecedented economic growth which lasted for many years and only slowed down by the year 1958. Aside from …

Baby Boomers and Younger Generation Opposing Viewpoint on Voting and Politics

Younger generations in the United States do not show much interest in the political games of boomers although recently, they are not the largest population of voters. There was even an incidence when Matthew Shephard, the mother and symbol of hate-crime against homosexuals in Chicago expressed her dismay in front of the Roosevelt University. She questioned the political activism of the present generation for not expressing themselves the way they did before. She even recalled the times when boomers confronted authority. The problem was that boomers are approaching retirement and perhaps losing their agility to make the same protests again. The new generation is asking a different set of questions. Some suggested to get rid off the authority and stop …

Baby Boomers Retirement Communities, Continuing Active Lifestyle

“Old age” was never in the vocabulary of the boomer retirees. They live under a creed of despising the aging process throughout their history. Born as activists questioning everything, they combat inevitable aging and dispose antiquated retirement concepts embraced by their parents. Instead, boomers give more attention on how they are going to lace up rollerblades, download in their iPod’s, or skate into sophisticated, hip energetic adult communities. They called this as lifestyle communities created all over the country to cater to their whim. The previous architecture director of Del Webb Corporation, Bill Parks foresees that the approaching great numbers of boomers retirees would delight and bewilder many developers. For a less period of time, adult communities will be springing …

Retire of Baby Boomers, How Does It Threaten America’s Budget

The coming retirement stage of baby boomers has become a public major concern. It is partly due to the financial pressures that will arise when they collect Medicare and Social Security benefits. Moreover, there are claims saying that adequate private savings are never accumulated by boomers to support their retirement. However, standards was not created and accepted by boomers constituting ‘enough savings’ because preparations for retirement are a personal choice. Recent studies have applied different standards and provided a more precise picture on the finances of the boomers. The income of baby boomers is typically higher compared to their parents. For this matter, higher percentage of private wealth is kept by boomers in preparation for their retirement. Boomers will never …

The Expected Norms for the Current Age of Baby Boomers

The era of the Baby Boomers generation can be recalled to have started in 1946; a year after the World War II has ended. So in today’s generation, these Baby Boomers are expected to be in their 60s and below, and some of them are soon to retire. Hence, with the age that they are in now, these Baby Boomers tend to demand for a healthier lifestyle to offset the diseases that may possibly occur to an aging person. One of the expected norms practiced by the Baby Boomers today is a regular fitness and exercise regimen, including a healthy diet with healthy supplements. Maintaining a regular exercise is beneficial since this helps to control the blood sugar. According to …

Baby Boomer Values Shapes Their Own Lives

The baby boomers generation lived within a set of values. These values must be identified to challenge, correct and criticize them. Their attitudes towards the specific areas of their lives including relationships, beliefs, world events and politics form their value system. This system helps them to react and act on various circumstances either in positive or negative ways. Baby boomers obtain these values from their parents, teachers, peers, and media. The world shapes their values in a very dynamic and fluid way to what they have become today. Most baby boomers form their basic system values during the early years of their lives. Before they have reached 25 years old, their formulated values still lingers on them since the 1960 …

Baby Boomer Defined and Their Impact in the Society

Today, there are countries which are considered as overpopulated. This is due to the increasing birth rates in different places, despite the measures of controlling birth. Babies born after World War II, when economic prosperity was at its highest, are called Baby Boomers. The exact years covered are from 1946 to 1964. You might be wondering what caused this boom. After the war, all the cities and places affected were all provided with an increase in goods as well as services. The US also helped other economies by supplying them with goods in order to rebuild their economies. This resulted to an unprecedented economic growth which lasted for many years and only slowed down by the year 1958. Aside from …