Drive-In: Consider the Possibilites

Posted on July 15th, 2011 in Baby Boomer Future,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

A hundred years ago, horseless carriage owners would have found the idea of drive-in movies and restaurants fantastical. They were everywhere by the early baby boomer years. Other drive-in venues followed: dry cleaners, banks, pharmacies, florists, even wedding chapels. I’m defining drive-in as drive-thru, which means you don’t have to leave the vehicle to getRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers: It’s Not Too Late – Male Contraceptives Are Almost Here

Posted on July 8th, 2011 in 1950s,1960s,Baby Boomer Future,Midlife,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

Science is close to developing a side effect-free contraceptive pill for men. Unlike the current hormonal method, there are no steroids. No dousing of libido. No effect on vision or arteries. Fertility can be quickly restored. This is relevant for mid-lifers as well as the young. The average baby boomer woman will go through menopauseRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Vacation of the Future

Posted on June 27th, 2011 in Baby Boomer Future by Terry Hamburg

Baby boomers are living longer than ever, and the future will arrive faster than you think. National News Network “Travel Review” June 27, 2041 Mercy, you need a vacation. What about amazing Dubai, second only to Paris as a dream destination? Consider historic Venice or New Orleans before they’re shut down again for repairs. EverRead the Rest…

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Will Baby Boomers Fall in Love With Robots?

Posted on June 16th, 2011 in Baby Boomer Future by Terry Hamburg

It may hard for baby boomers to take robots seriously. That will soon change. Over the next generation, expect robots to fill roles as caregivers, servants, entertainment systems, chauffeurs…and more. At present, most look like this but may quickly evolve into and then appear almost human This lovely “lady” is an actual prototype and makesRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Name Game

Posted on June 11th, 2011 in 1950s,1960s,1970s,1980s,1990s,Baby Boomer Future,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

In the last half of the 20th century, names given to and by baby boomers followed a gender progression pattern. Boy’s names, like male fashion, seldom changed. Boring. Girls names, like women’s fashion, shifted like the wind. Exciting. From 1946 to 1964, baby boomers were named by parents. Since then, it’s been largely baby boomersRead the Rest…

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Brave New Baby Boomer World

Posted on June 2nd, 2011 in Baby Boomer Future by Terry Hamburg

The best way to predict the future is to create it.  ~ Peter Drucker, writer Technology is accelerating at an ever faster pace. Innovation and medical “miracles” are arriving much quicker than in the past. Baby boomers could live beyond popular expectations – many will be alive (and kicking) in mid century. And if youRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Brain Boosters

Posted on June 1st, 2011 in Baby Boomer Future,Midlife by Terry Hamburg

You don’t have to be a midlife baby boomer to experience mental lapses, but it helps. What can you do? Is there a magic pill? We’re not talking about stimulants, such as caffeine or amphetamines. These have temporary effects and may just make forgetting faster. You want something that will enhance or restore your aging babyRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Inspiration: Amazing 100 Year-Olds And Hollywood Energizer Bunnies

Posted on May 14th, 2011 in Baby Boomer Future,Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Old age isn’t so bad. Consider the alternative. ~ Maurice Chevalier Attention all midlife baby boomer couch potatoes: if this centenarian doesn’t put you to shame, nothing will. Click→ Great, Great, Great…Athlete I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now. ~ Anonymous Centenarians in the U.S. 1990: 21,000 2000: 33,000 2010: 71,000Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Vacation of the Future

Posted on May 6th, 2011 in 1950s,Baby Boomer Future,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Those amazing modern medical miracles are here and almost here. Baby Boomers will live longer and better than we imagined. So, get ready for the future. National News Network May 6, 2041 GET YOUR KICKS (AGAIN) Disney is the latest and biggest player in the Historic Route 66 extravaganza, unveiling today it’s long awaited “WayRead the Rest…

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SPACE: THE FINAL BABY BOOMER (TOURIST) FRONTIER + SEX IN SPACE

Posted on March 28th, 2011 in Baby Boomer Future,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Baby boomers may think that space travel is for the young, off in the future. The future has arrived. Until now, only the filthy rich peeked into the final frontier. The adventure will soon be available to mere multi-millionaires. And how much later could it be before space travel is part of Everyman’s pop cultureRead the Rest…

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