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Scenes From A Boomer Marriage

There’s an old saying that familiarity breeds contempt. I disagree. Having been married for over 20 years.

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The Surprising Health Benefits Of Decluttering

Sorting through decades of belongings is often emotional and stressful, as questions and decisions pile up: Is this jewelry valuable?

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Recreational marijuana use on the rise among over 50 set

There is a common misperception that widespread marijuana use is limited to younger generations. However, the baby boomer generation has reported higher rates of substance use than any preceding generation.

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The youngest boomers have a say

Brian Hopper, 50, of Rutland, entered adulthood differently than most of his contemporaries. His father had served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and being from a Scottish family where “everybody goes into the military,” his natural inclination was to join the U.S. Army voluntarily.

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Boomers turn to college to boost job skills

Steve Newman never expected to be going back to college in his 50s to train for a new job. But the 51-year-old also never expected to get laid off three years ago after 25 years as a civil engineer.

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Boomers finding space for team, fitness sports

The country’s largest generation is running, walking, swimming and using exercise machines in hopes of changing the face of aging.

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