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Boomers

What The 2020s Have In Store For Aging Boomers

Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cusp of 85.

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Sandwich generation: Help for caregivers caught in middle

Donald Patterson lived in hospice care for months until his death following a catastrophic stroke that left him bedridden. His wife, Carol, started a caregivers’ support group on Facebook two years ago in June.

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Boomers still the spine of independent book selling

Bookstores have a long history as allies and nurturers of social movements, and a generation of owners came of age with works ranging from Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 to Eldridge Cleaver’s Soul on Ice.

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Sandwich generation neglecting themselves at a cost

Caught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they’ll afford their own care as they grow older.

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Sandwich generation: The price of unpaid care

The need for simultaneous childcare and eldercare is a reality that can limit families’ — particularly women’s — opportunities for paying work.

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Women, serious, business

Generation gap no laughing matter

The “generation gap” was a term popularized in the ’60s to describe the divide between Baby Boomers and their parents. We Boomers were rebels, politically and socially, much to the chagrin of our parents’ generation.

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