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Baby Boomers Embracing Senior Sexuality – Discovering the Dating Game and Sex Over 50

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Is there sex beyond our fifties? You bet there is!

Sexuality for single baby boomers is full of surprises! Stick around, and you will see!

We came from the rocking era, of sex, drugs and rock and roll, and now we are embracing the future, with a new set of rules.

While, for most of you, the music has changed and the only drugs you reach for now, are for your aching muscles.

But sex and relationships are running full steam ahead!

Are you a Baby Boomer, entering into a new relationship?

Have you concerns about taking the next step?

Wondering what the next step is?

The next step is enjoying and experimenting with your sexuality, with hardly any rules!

Sex is so different from when we were in our twenties and thirties, and most of us did not have a clue what we were doing. As we have matured our sexual freedom has blossomed. We have learned to unleash sexual inhibitions, and enjoy sex more than ever.

Finding myself single again, a question had kept popping into my head.

Was it the right thing to be doing? To sleep with someone in my fifties? Were we not meant to hang up our "sexual" fantasies, and be more worried about our health care and paying the bills, instead of exploring our sexual freedom and sexy undies?

I do not think so!

Relationships, love and sex, do not just disappear as the years go by.

After all, we are human, and we still desire touching, closeness and intimacy. And yes, we can still enjoy great sex, however unappealing the idea might be to our children and grandchildren!

When we look towards the future, we think that sex and falling in love in our fifties, sixties and seventies, will cease to exist as the wrinkles appear and our bodies add those few extra pounds (or more).

The fact of life is, we are NOT DEAD! We are very much alive and kicking! Bursting with all the needs, desires and passions of years ago (probably even more!)

The rules have changed. We no longer have to be married to enjoy sexual pleasure. Many Baby Boomers may never marry again, but can enjoy a sexual relationship with a partner.

Explore the amazing benefits of a sexually satisfied relationship!

Baby Boomer Skin Care – 5 Tips For A Glowing Skin

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Baby boomers, who are now in their middle age, have developed a passion for looking young. This is reflected in commercials, especially those that target women, which maintain that it is possible to maintain a youthful skin irrespective of your age.

Vanity could be the reason for a baby boomers passion for youthful skin; however, it can not be denied that baby boomers consider working toward a youthful skin worthy of their time, energy, and money. Another goal of baby boomers is to maintain physical fitness. They want to be fit and beautiful because they are traits of youth.

Just as baby boomers have enhanced their awareness of coronary disorders, cancers, and other medical disorders that come with age, they should also inform themselves of the changes in lifestyle that can make their skin remain in a healthy condition and serve them well throughout their life .

Usually, we do not bother about our skin. We take it for granted simply because it can take care of itself and heal itself of minor ailments. Not many of us ever bother to think that the skin is the largest, most vital organ of our bodies and that it deserves our care and love just as much as the other parts of our body do.

Of all the organs of the body, the skin receives the toughest treatment. But tough though the skin may be, it can become wrinkled, dry, and susceptible to a number of skin disorders. Here are some skin care tips for baby boomers:

1. Protect your skin from extremes of temperature. Extreme heat or cold can dry the skin and can age the skin faster.

2. Be cautious about exposing your skin to the sun. Getting a tan will make you look beautiful for a short time; however, the long-term results are not that great.

3. Do not use a harsh soap to clean your skin, and dont 'scrub your skin too hard. You must maintain cleanliness; at the same time, you must bear in mind the fact that being too aggressive with skin can destroy it utterly by stripping it of its natural lubrication and the natural cleaning agents that it releases.

4. Quit smoking because it destroys your skin. Just observe the skin of a person who has been smoking throughout his or her life. The wrinkles and the damage suffered by the skin should be enough to make you decide to toss your cigarettes out of the window.

Skin care is just as important as tooth care or the care of any other part of your body. To take adequate care of your skin, you need a dose of common sense and good habits. If you brush your teeth, you will damage them; similarly, if you wash and clean your skin too much, you will damage it. Taking care of the skin is a lifestyle issue; in other words, it should be incorporated into your life.

5. Use coconut oil every night because it will make your skin smooth and healthy. Moreover, massaging your skin with coconut oil can be a very pleasing experience. Take a diet rich with vitamin A. Include plenty of carrot juice, fruits, and vegetables into your diet.

If you follow these simple tips, you can enjoy a healthy, beautiful, and youthful skin throughout life. Baby boomers can reap the benefits of a lifetime of regular skin care as they move into the evening of their lives.

Retiring Baby Boomers May Want to Become Locum Tenens

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Baby Boomers are continuing to age, many will be considering retirement within the next few years. With this large segment of the workforce leaving there will be many industries that will be affected and also a large number of immediate vacancies to be filled immediately. One of the biggest industries that will be greatly affected by this vacancy in the workforce will be healthcare. The Physician crisis will only grow further with a large number of physician's retiring.

There are more than 79 million Baby Boomers who have reached the age of retirement and are planning to leave the workforce in the next few years. According to the Kansas City Journal many of those 79 million retiring Baby Boomers are physicians. However, some doctors are concerned that there are not enough physicians who are qualified to take the places of these retiring physicians.

"Retirement for a physicians practice creates all sorts of complexities," David Thompson, a director for CBIZ Accounting, Tax & Advisory Services, told the news provider. "And you really need to plan for how you're going to deal with those."

There are some other options for a retiring physician that might not be ready to completely step out of the workforce when he or she has reached the age of retirement. For the many physicians who are planning to retire within the next few years, some may want to consider entering a locum tenens practice as a way to ensure patients are still being treated and also ease themselves into retirement.

Dobbs Ferry, Hastings, Irvington Baby Boomers: Have You Been Tested for Hep C? – Patch.com

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While anyone can get “Hep C,” baby boomers — those born between 1945 and 1965 — are five times more likely to have the virus.

The federal Centers for Disease Control recommends that all “baby boomers” receive a one-time test for Hepatitis C (HCV). The CDC hopes that by testing all baby boomers, it can identify an additional 800,000 people with HCV, and save more than 120,000 lives.

“The reason baby boomers have high rates of Hep C is not completely understood,” said Putnam County Interim Health Commissioner, Michael Nesheiwat, M.D., “but the fact is that 75 percent of infected adults were born in these years. Most are believed to have been infected in the 1970s and 1980s when infection rates were highest. The danger with this infection is that you can live with it for decades without feeling sick, but long-term it can cause liver failure, cirrhosis and cancer.”

Hepatitis C is a disease transmitted through blood infected with the Hepatitis C virus. It is linked to a variety of liver diseases, including liver cancer and cirrhosis. Many do not know they are infected with the virus because it can cause damage for years without producing obvious symptoms. In 2007, more than 15,000 people died from HCV. Additionally, liver cancer is the fastest growing cause of cancer deaths.

The CDC believes that an HCV test is especially valuable because of the recent development of HCV drugs. These drugs, called protease inhibitors, make HCV manageable and sometimes even curable. Several pharmaceutical companies have demonstrated interest in further improving the quality of these drugs.

In the past, age has not been included in the guidelines for HCV testing. Recognized risk factors include exposure to HCV, injection drug use, receiving blood or organ donation before screening standardization in 1992, infection with HIV, and appearance of HCV symptoms.

However, the CDC reports that 75 percent of total American adult HCV infections are contained within the baby boomer generation.

This generation has higher rates of infection than younger generations for two key reasons. First, the cause of HCV was not identified until 1989, and second, the blood supply was not regularly screened until 1992. Baby boomers may have been infected in their teens and 20’s and still be unaware of their status today.

Testing for HCV would be comparable to many other common screenings in the US, such as HPV and cholesterol screenings.




Review – The Baby Boomer's Guide to Online Income

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Wow … Look at him go! That must be some yummy grub! Oh, sorry … I was distracted for a moment, watching the dog devour the food I gave him a minute ago. He sure seems to enjoy it … I just hope I will not have to fight him for it in a few years.

It does sound kind of funny, does not it? A guy eating his pet's food .. Everyone's heard a joke about "Grandma eating dog food" because her social security check does not stretch far enough. And yet, when you think about your own retirement someday, you cringe at the thought of not having enough money to live comfortably. Suddenly, there is not much to chuckle about, is there?

What makes this even more disturbing is the financial condition the country is in today. It's not just a matter of a few companies having trouble or a small group of people making bad investments. This time EVERYONE is getting hit .. It does not seem to matter where your nest egg is – IRA, 401K, mutual funds, stocks .. We are ALL getting spanked!

So what can you do about it? Do you wait for the government to magically fix it? Hmm … based on past experience, I somehow do not feel real confident about that! And I do not think any of us want to rely just on Social Security! The real trouble is time. Odds are that things will get better with time, how MUCH time is another question! For the "Baby Boomer Generation", there simply may not be enough time for our investments to recover before our retirements. Some of the "Boomers" are starting to enter retirement right now, MILLIONS more will retire in the next few years!

The only real way to assure yourself a comfortable retirement is to develop new sources of income and the sooner, the better. You really can not count on your employer to provide all the income you need … Just ask any of the MILLIONS of currently unemployed folks out there. How many of those jobs will come back? It's anyone's guess.

There is however, a bright spot in all this gloom! There has never, ever been a better time than right now, to start your own business! Think about it for a minute … What choices did people have during the great depression? Selling pencils from a cup on the corner? Pushing a cart down the street, peddling fruit and veggies? Today, ANYONE can start a business on the internet, right from their home, with little or no start up costs! There are thousands, if not millions of people earning money on-line RIGHT NOW … And there's plenty of room for you too.

Research forecasts that on-line retail spending will exceed $ 140 BILLION in 2010. How much of that would you need to be financially secure ?? You've already heard of the giants on the internet – eBay, Google, Amazon … The list goes on and on. But you do not have to be a large company to earn a substantial income on-line. With the right program, you can develop a fantastic income stream, all by yourself!

The secret to starting a successful online business is choosing the right system or plan. There are hundreds of "junk" programs out there, just waiting to separate you from your money! Some plans are outdated or not practical, some require more time than you may have, some are just scams!

I have bought more junk than I care to admit, looking for the right program. Then recently I found a system that actually delivers what it promises!

While Googling for info on the Baby Boomer Generation, I found an eBook called "Baby Boomers Guide To Online Income" It is a clear, concise guide that shows you exactly how to get started online, in an easy to understand form. It gives you a step-by-step road map to creating a large internet-based income. With it's proven methods and insider shortcuts, this guide is the most comprehensive book I have read on earning a living online!

Although anyone can benefit from the valuable information this book provides, it seems to be especially targeted to the Baby Boomer Generation. And the price is surprisingly low, less than what it costs to take the family out to dinner! Frankly, I've spent hundreds of dollars on other plans that did not contain a fraction of what this guide covers. Additionally, the publisher offers a 100% risk-free guarantee if you're not satisfied with the program.

If you are ready for financial independence and a better, more secure standard of living, I highly recommend that you check out the "Baby Boomers Guide To Online Income."

Security Habits Differ Among Millennials, Baby Boomers – eWeek

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Despite a reputation for being less tech savvy than Millennials, 49 percent of Baby Boomers have antivirus solutions installed on their devices.

While 95 percent of Baby Boomers and 85 percent of Millennials are concerned with their personal online security, Boomers are taking more steps to secure their mobile devices, according to a Webroot survey of 201 Millennials and 204 Baby Boomers in the United States.
Despite a reputation for being less tech-savvy than Millennials, 49 percent of Boomers reported they have antivirus solutions installed on their devices—10 percent more than Millennials (39 percent).
Grayson Milbourne, security intelligence director at Webroot, told eWEEK the most surprising finding from the study was that less than half of both Millennials and Baby Boomers use security software to protect their mobile devices.
“There are many web-based threats which users need to be protected from aside from malicious apps,” he explained.

When asked what types of personal information they would be most concerned about if a mobile device was lost, both Millennials and Boomers (79 percent each) picked banking or credit card account information as their top choice, followed by social security numbers.

However, about half (49 percent) of Millennials were concerned about losing their social media usernames and passwords versus only a third of Boomers.
“I think Millennials feel invincible to online threats due to their younger age,” Milbourne said. “As they get older they will feel more inclined to take security precautions to protect themselves.”
While the overwhelming majority of Millennials said they want more security and data privacy, almost two-thirds (59 percent) share their personal travel plans on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
By contrast, 71 percent of Baby Boomers reported that they never share personal travel plans on social media—a difference in travel behavior that extended to mobile device loss.
While just 7 percent of Baby Boomers reported losing a mobile device during travel in the past year, almost three times as many Millennials (19 percent) reported losing a device. Both groups most often lose their devices in restaurants, cafes and bars.
“It is more the nature of social media and its attraction to young people. They just like to share everything,” Milbourne said. “As they age, however, this should trend downward to share less data through social media.”
Webroot suggests backing up mobile devices as an important defensive measure in recovering from attacks by cyber-criminals or device loss while traveling, and recommends that antivirus software is installed on mobile devices and that the subscription is current.
“An easy step is to take advantage of security software for mobile devices,” Milbourne said. “This will protect against malicious apps and Websites, which can often masquerade themselves to trick a potential victim.”
 

Tipos de Generaciones (Baby Boomers, X, Y, Z).

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Some Baby Boomers Need The Help An Assisted Living Residence Provides

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An assisted living residence is also sometimes known as an assisted living facility. This kind of care for elderly residents falls somewhere in between the 24 hour a day care that is provided in a skilled nursing facility and a senior retirement community.

In general, the folks who live in assisted living facilities need some help during the day and at night but they do not need or want the kind of personal attentions that comes with being a resident in a nursing home.

In the past couple of decades, the amount of people who are living to retirement age and better has increased tremendously. Not only are there more and more baby boomers as a group, but because of increases in the quality of medical care and increases in the general standard of living, more people are living longer.

In some cases people are living a lot longer. The median life expectancy for people who are retired has increased nearly 5 years across the board just in the last few years. This means a big increase in the number of people who are in need of a place to live when they retire.

Its not that folks can not simply stay in their homes they have lived in for the other parts of their lives, it's that sometimes they need some extra help and care in dealing with the activities of daily living. In some cases, this means they might need help with getting the washing done, or the meals prepared or the apartment cleaned.

In other cases, it means that a nurse has to help with giving the medication that they need. Most of these things are regulated by the states and the different states in the US have different rules about what kind of care is not allowed to be given in an assisted living residence.

In general, if retirees are in need of 24 hour a day care, they need to be in a nursing home type of facility, not an assisted care facility. But some retirement communities are quite large and inclusive and have a policy of aging in place, so that the residents can stay there in that community no matter what kind of care they need.

Baby boomers will soon be retiring in very large numbers and this will add a lot of people into the population of folks who are in need of the care they can get in an assisted living residence. That makes it a very good thing that so many more places are being built to accommodate all the people who need places to live.

Baby Boomers Will Become Sicker Seniors Than Earlier Generations – KUOW News and Information

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The next generation of senior citizens will be sicker and costlier to the health care system over the next 14 years than previous generations, according to a new report from the United Health Foundation. We’re talking about you, Baby Boomers.

The report looks at the current health status of people aged 50 to 64 and compares them to the same ages in 1999.

The upshot? There will be about 55 percent more senior citizens who have diabetes than there are today, and about 25 percent more who are obese. Overall, the report says that the next generation of seniors will be 9 percent less likely to say they have good or excellent overall health.

That’s bad news for Baby Boomers. Health care costs for people with diabetes are about 2.5 times higher than for those without, according to the study.

It’s also bad news for taxpayers.

“The dramatic increase has serious implications for the long-term health of those individuals and for the finances of our nation,” says Rhonda Randall, a senior adviser to the United Health Foundation and chief medical officer at UnitedHealthcare Retiree Solutions, which sells Medicare Advantage plans.

Most of the costs will be borne by Medicare, the government-run health care system for seniors, and by extension, taxpayers.

Some states will be harder hit than others. Colorado, for example, can expect the numbers of older people with diabetes to increase by 138 percent by 2030, while Arizona will see its population of obese people over 65 grow by 90 percent.

There is some good news in the report, too.

People who are now between 65 and 80 years old have seen their overall health improve compared to three years ago. And people who are aging into the senior community are far less likely to smoke than earlier generations.

“Some of these trends are very good and in the right direction,” Randall tells Shots.

She says the decrease in smoking shows that it’s possible to change health behaviors, nothing that doctors, public health professionals and policy makers used a variety of strategies simultaneously to reduce smoking.

“That’s a good model for what we need to look at to tackle the epidemic of diabetes and the big concern we have around obesity,” she says.

The study also ranked states on the health of their current senior populations. Massachusetts topped the list, jumping to number one from the number six ranking it had the last time the rankings were calculated. Vermont slipped to number two.

Louisiana is the least healthy state for older adults.

Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Retirement Challenges Facing Baby Boomers

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Financial expert Bruce Helmer talks about the unique challenges facing Baby Boomers as the prepare to retire, Jason DeRusha and Kylie Bearse report (3:34). WCCO Mid-Morning – May 24, 2016