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Heavy drinking baby boomers are putting intolerable strain on the NHS, says Yasmin Alibhai-Brown - Mirror.co.uk

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 13:18

Mirror.co.uk

Heavy drinking baby boomers are putting intolerable strain on the NHS, says Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
Mirror.co.uk
Your secret is out, oldies. You are drinking too much and adding to the intolerable pressure on our already hard-pressed NHS. New figures for baby boomer boozers – reported in the British Medical Journal – are shocking and entirely unexpected. Of ...

As US student loan debt reaches trillions, Millennials share burden with Baby Boomers - ABC10

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 01:27

ABC10

As US student loan debt reaches trillions, Millennials share burden with Baby Boomers
ABC10
According to a recent study, California is the second most cost-burdened state for college graduates. Over 50 percent of college graduates living in Los Angeles, Marin County and San Francisco spend over half their income on rent and student loans. (Augus.

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Carolyn Crump: Calling all Baby Boomers to The Center - Sand Mountain Reporter

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 13:37

Carolyn Crump: Calling all Baby Boomers to The Center
Sand Mountain Reporter
Calling all Baby Boomers ... Do you realize there are about 77 million baby boomers in the U.S.? As Uncle Sam says, "We want you.” Well, The Center on Broad is saying to all you baby boomers in Albertville, "We want you.” I read an article recently ...

Consumer Credit: Privilege Or Entitlement? - PYMNTS.com

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 05:15

PYMNTS.com

Consumer Credit: Privilege Or Entitlement?
PYMNTS.com
As the older offspring of the preternaturally profitable baby boomers, they learned a lot about lifestyle from their parents and grew up as credit cards were becoming a common form of currency. Additionally, Generation X was the last generation of ...

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CEO of Oregon retirement community on how baby boomers are reshaping the business - Portland Business Journal

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 05:08

Portland Business Journal

CEO of Oregon retirement community on how baby boomers are reshaping the business
Portland Business Journal
Ron Litwiller leads the third-largest retirement community on The List and says the 275-acre campus — with independent and assisted living, memory and nursing care — still has lots of room to grow.

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4 Surprising Ways Millennials Are Managing Their Money Better Than Boomers - Forbes

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 04:01

Forbes

4 Surprising Ways Millennials Are Managing Their Money Better Than Boomers
Forbes
That might not seem like a lot until you realize only 21% of Gen Xers and 18% of baby boomers do. Plus, 72% of millennials with a written financial plan received help from a financial professional when they created it. You don't need to be wealthy to ...
Millennials will soon command a seat at the tableLancasterOnline
A Survey of 19 Countries Shows How Generations X, Y, and Z Are — and Aren't — DifferentHarvard Business Review
5 Trends That are Changing the Millennial EconomyHuffPost
Standard Republic (press release) (blog)
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Late Baby Boomers went through a lot of jobs, study says - Tribune-Review

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:08

Late Baby Boomers went through a lot of jobs, study says
Tribune-Review
Born in the waning years of the Baby Boom, they churned through half those jobs by the time they turned 24, according to results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979, which has tracked nearly 10,000 people born between 1957 and 1964.

Oldchella? Baby boomers travel for, embrace music festival scene - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 08:52

Chicago Tribune

Oldchella? Baby boomers travel for, embrace music festival scene
Chicago Tribune
Desert Trip in Indio, Calif., was held in October and brought out boomers from around the United States, mainly because of its tremendous lineup of Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Neil Young, Bob Dylan and Roger Waters of Pink Floyd.

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Baby Boomers: Navigating the Complex World of Long Term Care - Caledonian Record

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 03:10

Caledonian Record

Baby Boomers: Navigating the Complex World of Long Term Care
Caledonian Record
We are frequently contacted by families who are perplexed and overwhelmed when faced with the increasing care needs of an elderly loved one. When a senior is no longer safe to live at home and family and friends are exhausted from caregiving, the ...

T-Mobile: Bank On Those Preferred Shares For That Baby Boomer Upside - Seeking Alpha

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 14:39

T-Mobile: Bank On Those Preferred Shares For That Baby Boomer Upside
Seeking Alpha
T-Mobile recently introduced Baby Boomer-friendly wireless plans in a bid to extend its run of strong subscriber growth. In addition, T-Mobile's aggressive move in the 600MHz space should enable it to further pursue market share at the expense of its ...

When will we baby boomers accept that we have a problem with booze? - The Guardian

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 13:15

The Guardian

When will we baby boomers accept that we have a problem with booze?
The Guardian
The baby-boom generation is used to being blamed for most of the world's misfortunes; and now, it seems, we are paying for a misspent youth. The habits acquired in those long-gone days are hard to shake off – and one of the worst, for people of my age ...

Baby Boomers leaving Tennessee's factories with a huge skills gap - WMOT

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:16

Baby Boomers leaving Tennessee's factories with a huge skills gap
WMOT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Tennessee's skilled labor gap is bad now, and about to get a whole lot worse. The Tennessee Manufacturers Association says there are currently about 5,000 manufacturers in the state employing more than 141,000 workers.

Can millennials and baby boomers afford rent in Austin? - CultureMap Austin

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 10:20

CultureMap Austin

Can millennials and baby boomers afford rent in Austin?
CultureMap Austin
Abodo's study looks at three broad age categories: millennials, Generation X, and baby boomers. Almost two-thirds of millennials rent, with a median gross rent of $980 per month. And with a median income of $39,900, the percentage of renting ...

Baby Boomers Willing to Spend More on Homes - Benzinga

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 08:04

Baby Boomers Willing to Spend More on Homes
Benzinga
A survey conducted by PrivateCommunities.com yields evidence demonstrating baby boomers are willing to spend more on homes than reported in 2014. Of those surveyed, 74% indicate price points from a quarter of a million dollars and higher – an increase ...

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Baby Boomers Increase HCV Screenings, Treatment When Alert Added to Health Records - MD Magazine (registration) (blog)

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 03:04

MD Magazine (registration) (blog)

Baby Boomers Increase HCV Screenings, Treatment When Alert Added to Health Records
MD Magazine (registration) (blog)
But studies have found that this approach has been unsuccessful, even as the US Centers for Disease Control and the US Preventative Services Task Force recommend a one-time universal screening for baby boomers to identify those missed under the risk ...

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Wednesday briefing: Baby boomers 'worst drinkers and drug users' - The Guardian

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 23:37

The Guardian

Wednesday briefing: Baby boomers 'worst drinkers and drug users'
The Guardian
Alcohol and substance abuse, and their detrimental health effects, have reached worrying levels among baby boomers in Britain. Katherine Brown from the Institute of Alcohol Studies sums it up: “This is the first generation of home-drinkers who are far ...
Risky drinking among baby boomers sees them make up half of hospital alcohol admissionsTelegraph.co.uk
Warning over rise in Baby Boomers hitting the bong and bottleStarts at 60
Bongs, booze and baby boomersMedical Xpress
The Independent -ABC Online -Perth Now -The BMJ
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Baby boomers' drink and drug misuse needs urgent action, warn experts - The Guardian

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 23:00

The Guardian

Baby boomers' drink and drug misuse needs urgent action, warn experts
The Guardian
Urgent action is needed to tackle drink and drug misuse among baby boomers, experts have warned, with a growing body of data from around the world suggesting that substance misuse is increasing among those in their mid-50s and older. The call follows ...
Risky drinking among baby boomers sees them make up half of hospital alcohol admissionsTelegraph.co.uk
Warning over rise in Baby Boomers hitting the bong and bottleStarts at 60
Baby boomers 'are problem drinkers': Nearly half of hospital admissions for alcohol over a year were for people aged ...Daily Mail
The Times -The Independent -ABC Online -The BMJ
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Baby boomers not binge-drinking students are the 'biggest problem boozers — and could cripple the NHS' - The Sun

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 16:31

The Sun

Baby boomers not binge-drinking students are the 'biggest problem boozers — and could cripple the NHS'
The Sun
There has also been a 25 per cent rise in prescription painkillers handed out to baby boomers in the past four years. It was often assumed that university students were the biggest problem drinkers for the NHS. Getty - Contributor. 3. It was often ...

Sacramento's Baby Boomers Are Staying Put - Builder Magazine

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:47

Builder Magazine

Sacramento's Baby Boomers Are Staying Put
Builder Magazine
According to the latest Census figures, these baby boomers are largely not selling. More than seven out of every 10 Baby Boomers home owners have lived in their homes for more than 10 years. Just 6% moved into their homes within the last two years, ...

America's Slow Wage Growth - According To The Fed It's The Baby Boomers' Fault, Like Everything Else - Forbes

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 07:57

America's Slow Wage Growth - According To The Fed It's The Baby Boomers' Fault, Like Everything Else
Forbes
But something's causing it and according to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco it's the baby boomers. Which seems fair actually, because we get to blame them for everything else from tie die t-shirts through to the Ford Pinto and the state of ...

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