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.
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?
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.
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?
Retirement can be a fun and exciting time -- if you fill your days and nights with fun and exciting things to do. We have a list of five activities that you can do to put some pep in your step and maybe even some extra money in your pocket.
When Marie Antoinette showed up for her date with the guillotine with gray hair, it was believed that her hair color changed overnight as she stressed about her fate. Does this old wives' tale hold truth?
People don't care that wrinkles are merely indicators of past smiles, as Mark Twain once opined -- they'd like to get rid of them. Is anti-aging cream worth the money, or is it empty promises in fancy packaging?
We all know the stories of child prodigies: Mozart started composing at 5, and Tiger Woods picked up his first golf club when he was 2. But what about the people who made their mark at a more advanced age?
You're probably not wearing the same clothes at 60 that you wore at 22, so why would you be wearing the same eyeliner? HowStuffWorks has five ideas to freshen up your routine and help you put your best face forward.
As baby boomers reach retirement age, the need for caregivers is growing rapidly. Unfortunately, that's also meant a rise in elder abuse. There are signs you can look for if you're worried that an older person is being abused.
If your marriage can make it through midnight feedings, random acts of vomit and teenage angst, then everything after that should be a cakewalk, right? Not if you believe stereotypes about the empty nest.
No matter how old you are, friends are important -- some days, you just need a chatty coffee break. But it can be hard to get out and about when you're older. What's the best way to make new connections?