Tag Archive | "baby boomers"

cognitive

Cognitive Functioning: Boomers Show Concerning Decline

In a reversal of trends, American baby boomers scored lower on a test of cognitive functioning than did members of previous generations.

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Millennials

Millennials And Boomers: Pandemic Pain, By The Generation

Sometimes at odds, America’s two largest generations now have something to agree on: The coronavirus pandemic has smacked many of them at a pivotal time in their lives. 

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ill health

Gen X Faces More Years Of Ill Health Than Baby Boomers

Despite expecting to live longer, people in their 40s and 50s are likely to suffer more years of ill health than older generations now in their 60s and early 70s.

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time, exercise

Time Lost, Plans Canceled, Dreams Deferred

Elizabeth Hubbart was booked for a cruise that followed the path of Lewis and Clark’s expedition in the Pacific Northwest. Joel Demski was set to watch and cheer his grandson graduating from the Naval Academy.

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Cannabis

Cannabis Use has Increased 75 Percent Since 2015

With the legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes in many states, medical professions are studying its use in treating a number of chronic health conditions.

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Dementia

Stalked By The Fear That Dementia Is Stalking You

Am I alone in this? Hardly. Many people, like me, who’ve watched this cruel illness destroy a family member, dread the prospect that they, too, might become demented.

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