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The Hearing Aid of the Future, Right on Your Cell Phone or Watch

July 18, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane now has two friends who must wear hearing aids. She suspects more will follow. About 20% of U.S. adults (48 million) report some degree of hearing loss. At age 65, 1 out of 3 people has hearing loss. Today, the average person with hearing loss takes seven years from the moment they recognize […]

The State of Well-Being for Older Americans

July 16, 2015

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Because Life in the Boomer Lane is a world-famous blogger (“world” being defined as two of the three children of her loins and a handful of highly discriminating followers), she is occasionally approached by others who give her unique opportunities that she would otherwise not have. These never involve money or offers of trips to […]

Tips for Finding Love After 50, A Guest Post from Leona S Green

July 10, 2015

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Tips for Finding Love After 50 Ideally, one can find love when he or she is younger. However, there are instances wherein people don’t have the confidence, skills, and characteristics to search for their special someone. There are also cases wherein a person started a relationship with someone, only to realize after many years that […]

The Demise of the Gold Watch

June 2, 2015

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  Life in the Boomer Lane has whipped herself up into a frenzy lately, with deep and profound posts about guns and the environment.  She needs a break. This should be good news for former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, who doesn’t have to worry that LBL will skewer him for  engaging in “sexual […]

An Invitation to DO SOMETHING about the Environment

May 29, 2015

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In a world that sometimes feels like it’s going to hell in a handbasket (and the handles of the hand-basket are ratty and chafing), Life in the Boomer Lane invites you to step back and ask the following: “What kind of world to we want for our grandchildren?”  LBL’s own answer is “One that is better, in many […]

Why Older Men Should Date Younger Women

March 25, 2015

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  Women over the age of 50 have been complaining ever since their 50th birthday parties that men their age prefer younger women. Life in the Boomer Lane has written several posts that attempt to dispel that dangerous belief. She has been unsuccessful.  She now throws in the towel and joins the other side. As […]

Scorecard for the Divorced, a Guest Post by Ron Colbert

March 23, 2015

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Ron Colbert is a freelance blog contributor.  He has been divorced once, married twice, and is grateful for second chances in life!  When Ron isn’t writing, he enjoys fishing, playing guitar, and spending time with his family of 7 children.  He writes: I just found this wonderful blog, Life in the Boomer Lane, and in […]

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