Boom A Generation Explodes Assumptions About Aging
“Yo! I’m not old!”
This is how Susan Hoskins, director of the Princeton (New Jersey) Senior Resources Center, summarizes her take on how the Baby Boomer generation is changing perceptions of aging. The prevailing attitude, she continues, goes something like this: “I’ve done a lot of the things I really wanted to do [rather than wait for retirement]—and I don’t have much money saved up for my retirement anyway. So, I’m just going to keep on working.”
While Hoskins is quick to point out that profiling an entire generation of people is problematic, the question she is is trying to answer is a critical one for communities. After all, every eight seconds, one of the nation’s 77 million Baby Boomers—those born between the years of ....
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Yeah for Parks & Recreation recognizing that there is an older active population out there to be served who want the same or similar programming to meet their active lives.
This supports what we are doing and trying to do in Westerville, Ohio.