Baby Boomer Cyber Romance

Posted on July 3rd, 2013 in Midlife,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

Did you know that baby boomers are the fastest growing group using online dating? That as many as one in four second marriages for boomers began online? At Match.com, the 50-to-65 agers is up 89% over the past five years. On JDate, a website for Jewish singles, the 50+ group jumped 40% in single year.Read the Rest…

READ THE REST

Baby Boomer Drive-Ins: Consider The Possibilities

Posted on July 1st, 2013 in Fads & Toys,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. These have proven to be more than mere fads. I’m defining drive-in as drive-thru, whichRead the Rest…

READ THE REST

Baby Boomer Products To Save Your Life And Tell It

Posted on June 18th, 2013 in Fads & Toys,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

These ideas are being touted to midlife baby boomers, but they’re good for everyone. “Help, I’ve just crashed and can’t get up!” There are some 40 million drivers 65+ and 32 million have a license. The Yellow Dot. An aging baby boomer population is turning it into a national fad – a sticker on theRead the Rest…

READ THE REST

Baby Boomers: Beware of These Fad Diets

Posted on June 4th, 2013 in Fads & Toys,Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Here are some baby boomer diets that should not be on your list.  No Huzzah For All Raw There’s nothing wrong with raw food. On the contrary, it’s great for you and packed with enzymes that are often lost in cooking. But not for your entire diet. Did you know that heating and processing actuallyRead the Rest…

READ THE REST

Baby Boomer Carpe Diem

Posted on May 29th, 2013 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Carpe Diem: a phrase from a Latin poem by Horace (65 BC – 8 BC), popularly translated as “seize the day.”   ~ “Live every day as if it were going to be your last; for one day you’re sure to be right.” ~Harry Morant, poet ~  “For a long time it had seemed to meRead the Rest…

READ THE REST

Baby Boomers Think Outside The Box

Posted on May 22nd, 2013 in Celebrities,Fads & Toys,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  It’s hardly anyone’s favorite topic. But with those modern medical miracles, the future spreads out before you. Elderly is the new midlife. Still, baby boomers should keep pace with hippest pop culture trends in the afterlife. Cremation is not a fad. Almost half of all Americans say they will go that route. In theRead the Rest…

READ THE REST

You Know You’re A Baby Boomer If…

Posted on May 10th, 2013 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

  “Age is a question of mind over matter.  If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”  ~Baseball great Leroy “Satchel” Paige who pitched his major league game at age 47. “Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative. ” ~Maurice Chevalier   ►If you ever used a rotary phone.   ►You can singRead the Rest…

READ THE REST

Baby Boomer Marriage/Divorce “Weight Shocks”

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

      A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time. ~Anne Taylor Fleming, writer   I love being married.  It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.  ~Rita Rudner, comedianne Marriage and divorceRead the Rest…

READ THE REST

Baby Boomer Mind Games To Trick You Skinny

Posted on May 1st, 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, aRead the Rest…

READ THE REST

Could Baby Boomer Memory Loss Be A Good Thing?

Posted on April 16th, 2013 in Midlife,Movies,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

      You read a lot about midlife baby boomer memory problems. There’s even a theory that it’s worse for boomers due to the stress of rapid social change during their formative years. But are all those old baby boomer memories worth remembering? Don’t you wish sometimes that you could forget? Help is onRead the Rest…

READ THE REST