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Do baby boomers have a higher incidence rate of depression than other generations?

Baby boomers were one of the first generations to have it all: education, well-paying jobs and access to good health care. So why are they depressed?

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  • 10 Modern Technologies Baby Boomers Are Using
    10 Modern Technologies Baby Boomers Are Using

    Just because baby boomers are retiring from the workplace in droves doesn't mean they're easing into a rocking-chair lifestyle. In fact, when it comes to new technology, boomers are definitely on board. See more »

  • 10 Popular Baby Boomer Activities
    10 Popular Baby Boomer Activities

    From Beatlemania to bell bottoms, baby boomers have adopted attitudes and lifestyles unlike any previous generation. Once known to distrust anyone over 30, this group may now redefine expectations of retirement and aging. See more »

  • 10 Video Games for Baby Boomers
    10 Video Games for Baby Boomers

    Think all gamers are teenage boys living in their parent's basement? Think again. Baby boomers make up nearly half -- yes half -- of all gamers today. So what exactly is the 50 and over crowd playing? See more »

  • 5 False Stereotypes About Baby Boomers
    5 False Stereotypes About Baby Boomers

    Millennials have been coddled, Gen Y'ers won't wear suits, Gen X'ers are cynical and Baby Boomers -- those folks can barely operate a cell phone. Generational stereotypes are nothing new, but they're also often downright wrong. What are five of the most common Boomer stereotypes? See more »

  • 5 Reasons for Baby Boomers to Get Weight-bearing Exercise
    5 Reasons for Baby Boomers to Get Weight-bearing Exercise

    Not all exercises are created equal. For retirees, weight-bearing exercises are particularly important, because they promote muscle tone, bone density, weight loss, mental acuity and balance. But there are caveats, as well. See more »

  • 5 Social Networking Sites for Baby Boomers
    5 Social Networking Sites for Baby Boomers

    With more than 40 percent of Baby Boomers on a social network, sites like Facebook and MySpace are no longer just for the kids. But Boomers are also creating spaces of their own. What are five of the most popular mainstream and niche networks for Boomers? See more »

  • 5 Ways Baby Boomers Are Changing Long-term Care
    5 Ways Baby Boomers Are Changing Long-term Care

    They're living longer, love independence … and aren't buying health insurance. But that's not decreasing a need for assistance later in life with things like bathing, walking or eating. We'll look at five ways baby boomers are changing long-term health care. See more »

  • 5 Workout Tips for Baby Boomers
    5 Workout Tips for Baby Boomers

    Staying fit and active is important for the overall health of baby boomers. So when it comes to exercise, how can they benefit the most from their workouts? See more »

  • Are baby boomers healthier than previous generations?
    Are baby boomers healthier than previous generations?

    Baby boomers should be the picture of health. They've had access to vaccines and health care their parents never dreamed of -- not to mention a better quality of life. But are they? See more »

  • Baby Boomers: All You Ever Needed to Know
    Baby Boomers: All You Ever Needed to Know

    With Baby Boomers hitting retirement age, they're in the spotlight again because of healthcare and social security funding issues. During their time, the Boomers made an extraordinary impact on the world around them. Learn about the Boomer leg See more »

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