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Dead Flowers on the Great South Bay

Well, when you’re sitting there in your silk upholstered chair…

Last week I drove from my Blue Ridge Mountain home to the swanky south shore of Long Island, NY, where I cruised on a boat around the Great South Bay with people I hadn’t seen for over thirty years. 687 more words


NIH-commissioned Census Bureau report highlights effect of aging boomers

NIH-commissioned Census Bureau report highlights effect of aging boomers
Source: National Institutes of Health/U.S. Census Bureau

While rates of smoking and excessive drinking have declined among older Americans, prevalence of chronic disease has risen, and many older Americans are unprepared to afford the costs of long-term care in a nursing home, according to a report from the U.S.

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Business And Economics

Feeling uninspired? Take a nap

Leah Eichler’s Women@Work column in Saturday’s Globe and Mail was a source of inspiration and affirmation better than most I’ve read in a while. Eichler maintains that we often get our best ideas when our brains are off-duty. 429 more words

The Real Key to Improving Brain Function is to Grab a Swimsuit and Then Toss it Aside

An alert reader has directed Life in the Boomer Lane to information that will allow her to immediately stop doing what she doesn’t do anyway… 637 more words


Let’s talk numbers: 5 surprising digital marketing facts (infographic)

Marketers have their work cut out for them. As technology and user behavior evolves, so do client and consumer expectations. Here are 5 digital marketing facts to keep in mind as you strategize for the year ahead. 164 more words


Will Boomers Leave Their Single-Family Nests?

As a baby boomer myself, I am beginning to think about our future housing requirements, both in terms of health considerations and cost.  As we begin to think about the possibilities of  retirement, we face decisions about many lifestyle choices.  525 more words

Real Estate

Act Your Age

Or don’t, who am I to judge?  Like many kids, I used to think that my parents had been born in their 30’s and that was OLD AS DIRT.  197 more words