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 Booster

Posted on May 9th, 2011 in 1980s,1990s,Celebrities,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

“Eternal Sunshine.” “Happiness in a blister pack.” “Neurological Eldorado.” Within two years of hitting the market in 1988, American doctors were scribbling 65,000 prescriptions a month. Baby boomers were eating the pills like candy. Before Prozac, one treated depression with the proverbial stiff upper lip. Or tranquilizers, usually Valium. Easier, a trip to your favoriteRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Food For Thought

Posted on April 21st, 2011 in Fads & Toys,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

What is the #1 restaurant of choice for baby boomers and seniors? While you mull over the answer, a word about metabolism. The reason baby boomers gain weight in midlife is not necessarily by eating more or exercising less. It’s because our physiological motor that burns calories is slowing down. Short of high-level aerobics, there’sRead the Rest…

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CAN BABY BOOMERS LIVE FOREVER?

Posted on March 21st, 2011 in Baby Boomer Future,Midlife by Terry Hamburg

The question is not if, but when. By the 2020’s, life expectancy should begin to take a dramatic leap forward. A generation after that, it might even be possible to exist “indefinitely.” Many midlife baby boomers could fall within that time frame. The healthier you are now, the better your chances of enjoying a laterRead the Rest…

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BRAVE NEW BOOMER WORLD

Posted on December 7th, 2010 in 1990s,Collectibles,Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Baby Boomer Reverie: 1999 A heady time, indeed. Fueled by irrational exuberance, NASDAQ stocks are shooting through the roof. Midlife boomers plan European vacations and buy Mercedes. Buoyed by a similar enthusiasm, the Internet is the talk of the antiques world. David had been selling “antiques” since they were  called “used merchandise,” made a fortune,Read the Rest…

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BABY BOOMER CELEBRITY SCANDAL: WHO AM I?

Posted on November 30th, 2010 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Crime,Midlife,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

You probably know me as the notorious “Hollywood Madame.” I regard it as a pop culture badge of honor. My exclusive client list, never revealed, looked like a Hollywood Boomer Who’s Who. I served 21 months in jail. No regrets. What I did isn’t a real crime. Unfortunately, my father, a prominent pediatrician, was disgracedRead the Rest…

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ASHES TO ASHES

Posted on July 20th, 2010 in 1990s,Celebrities,Midlife by Terry Hamburg

BOOMER TRIVIA QUESTIONS ►Which one the following show business personalities was not murdered? Sam Cooke (singer of You Send Me) Sal Mineo (actor) Bob Crane (Hogan of Hogan’s Heroes) Donovan (singer) ►Boomer Match Game: How did these celebrities die? Jerry Rubin William Holden Duane Allman Andy Gibb Motorcycle accident, Genetic heart infection, Hit by carRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Jack LaLanne?

Posted on May 26th, 2010 in 1970s,1980s,1990s,Celebrities,Midlife,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

Nothing happened to me. As I said in an interview: “I can’t afford to die, it would ruin my image.” I was born in 1914 when “boomer” meant someone who made loud noises. I was a muscle man and fitness guru before anyone thought it was “cool.” All these baby boomer upstarts—Jane Fonda, Arnold Schwarzenegger,Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Midlife: Cougars on the Prowl

Posted on February 26th, 2010 in 1990s,Midlife,Sexual Revolution,Women's Liberation by Terry Hamburg

    What’s good for the boomer goose is good for the boomer gander. The sexual revolution of the 1960s isn’t over. Nor is women’s liberation. Meet the cougar. Are we having an epidemic of female boomer chronophilia? The male boomer version is regarded as a natural part of life. If a man can haveRead the Rest…

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