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Focus on 50+ consumers: Business owners follow demographics

Businesses like home health care providers, restaurants, cleaning services and lawn maintenance companies are those most likely to be needed by retirees.

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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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Seniors care for other seniors

Paul Gregoline lies in bed, awaiting the helper who will get him up, bathed and groomed. He is 92 years old, has Alzheimer’s disease and needs a hand with nearly every task the day brings.

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Americans 45 and older are new voting-age majority

By Hope Yen WASHINGTON — For the first time, Americans 45 and older make up a majority of the voting-age population, giving older Americans wider influence in elections as the U.S. stands divided over curtailing Medicare and other benefits for seniors. Along with the information about the growing influence of older adults, preliminary census estimates […]

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