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10 Popular Baby Boomer Activities


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Dating
If you've been out of the dating scene for a while, jumping back in can be intimidating. But find an activity you'll enjoy, like dancing, and have fun with it.
If you've been out of the dating scene for a while, jumping back in can be intimidating. But find an activity you'll enjoy, like dancing, and have fun with it.
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Even though the majority of boomers are still married, the group has the highest divorce rates among all age groups, leaving many candidates looking for love [source: Census.gov]. One source states that 35 percent of boomers are rebounding from a divorce [source: Schlesinger].

Considering these facts, dating has reclaimed popularity among baby boomers. The group's post-marriage dating activities differ from what was forbidden for previous generations, which makes the trend all the more appealing.

The advent of advanced communication, including the Internet, brings dating to boomers' fingertips. In contrast to searching for love interests locally, conducting extensive searches for that perfect someone is now an easy option.

As boomers continue grow older, one thing's for sure: They're focused on their personal surroundings and preferences. Read about how home improvement and DIY projects draw boomers next.


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