Baby Boomer Fitness: From “Kick It!” to “Over the Kick It!” Hill

Posted on December 7th, 2013 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

    One size doesn’t fit all, and age alone shouldn’t determine what kind of exercise you choose. √ As long as you feel like you can “kick it,’” do. (Yes, consult with your doctor first). This means pushing the cardio envelope. Whether its racquetball, bicycling, treadmill, or jogging – work up a sweat.    Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomers: Beware of Hepatitis C!

Posted on November 22nd, 2013 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

If I’d known I was going to live so long, I’d have taken better care of myself. ~Leon Eldred, writer In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.  ~Anonymous We are a nation of “aps.” There are more-than-you-can-imagine mobile phone aps to assist midlife baby boomer health monitoring.Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Viagra Overdose

Posted on November 14th, 2013 in 1990s,Midlife,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

  “I’ve got a few years on her,” Harry said over Manhattan Breezes,” but we don’t care, especially me. It’s the first time since my divorce I feel like a man again, if you catch my drift.” I’d known Harry since childhood, but he wasn’t the type to talk about “intimate” topics, which was anythingRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Brain Boosters

Posted on October 29th, 2013 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 agingRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Romance: Are We Old Fogies?

Posted on September 7th, 2013 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

Which are the most romantic cities in America? According to a major study from Sperling’s Best Places, here are #1 and #2 for baby boomers (classified as midlife, 45-60): “Sweetheart, I’m in such an amorous mood right now. Let’s take a second honeymoon. How about Pittsburgh?” “I’m feeling the love too, darling, but why notRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Mind Games To Trick You Skinny

Posted on August 23rd, 2013 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

    Attention, pasta lovers! A study at an Italian restaurant suggests that using a large fork will cause you to eat less. We all know that portions have been growing larger over the years. Baby boomers made “Super-size Me” and “All You Can Eat” national mantras. In the 1936 edition of Joy of Cooking,Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Words To Age (Or Not) By

Posted on August 13th, 2013 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Shake, Rattle n’ Roll Those Midlife Blues “I don’t know how you feel about old age… but in my case I didn’t even see it coming.  It hit me from the rear.”  ~Phyllis Diller “The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in seventy or eighty years.  Your bodyRead the Rest…

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(More) Baby Boomer Carpe Diem

Posted on July 31st, 2013 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

  Carpe Diem: from a Latin poem, popularly translated as “seize the day.”   How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? ~Dr. Seuss   • Life is alwaysRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers: Beware of Personal Cyber Attacks

Posted on July 17th, 2013 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

This is a guest column by Brian Jones, whose baby boomer father has been the victim of some of the schemes discussed here. Protect Online Identity from Sneaky Social Engineers Social engineering is a tool used by many hackers and unscrupulous organizations trying to take advantage of the gullibility and politeness of their victims, allRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Blind Dating

Posted on July 16th, 2013 in Fads & Toys,Midlife,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution,Television by Terry Hamburg

We are so eye oriented, it dilutes our other senses. Visual deprivation can stimulate those senses. It’s well known that the blind develop enhanced receptiveness to smell, touch, and hearing. “Dining in the dark” is a pop culture phenomenon that appeals to midlife baby boomers as well as adventurous youngsters. Restaurants are pitch black. AlthoughRead the Rest…

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