Browsing All posts tagged under »baby boomers«

Why the Dating Game is Rigged Against Women

August 31, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane, in perusing her weekly issue of Time, bypassed articles about all manner of significant news to share with loyal readers, and focused, instead, on the following: “There are now four college-grad women for every three college grad men among Americans ages 22-29.”  And, as the years go by, the disparity […]

If I’m Over 60, I Must Not Be Having Sex

August 27, 2015

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Thanks to an article on BBC.com, we now know that the vast majority of movie goers would prefer not to see people post-60 having sex onscreen. This fact dovetails with the vast majority of people post-60 who would prefer not to watch themselves having sex. In spite of this, film makers have lately started to […]

Dating Review Sites: Avoiding the Downside of Online Dating

August 11, 2015

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Back in the Dark Ages of online dating, it was believed that dating sites were populated mainly by serial killers. Life in the Boomer Lane, a firm believer that even serial killers deserved to find true love, signed up for the service immediately. Her friends were horrified.  The horror went to even higher levels when […]

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 […]

Telomeres: The Bananas of Aging

June 15, 2015

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In a boon to what appears to be the science of preventing aging, Stanford Medicine reports that “Researchers delivered a modified RNA that encodes a telomere-extending protein to cultured human cells. Cell proliferation capacity was dramatically increased, yielding large numbers of cells for study.” As Life in the Boomer Lane is well aware that her […]

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