Browsing All posts tagged under »boomers«

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 […]

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 […]

Never Date the Wrong Man Again After 50

May 17, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane used to conduct workshops for older singles. They were packed with transforming, life-altering information about creating relationships. In her workshop introduction, in which she introduced herself as a writer, speaker, and workshop leader, she often mentioned that she was recently remarried. At that point, most of the hands shot up. […]

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