Baby Boomers

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AARP: Baby Boomers Plan To Leave New York State For Retirement

AARP said Monday that many Baby Boomers plan to leave New York state as they retire — and take a slice of the state’s economy with them.


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Financial Concerns Could Drive Retiring Baby Boomers Out Of NYC

A recent AARP survey found that nearly two-thirds of baby boomers preparing for retirement will move out of the city because it is too expensive.


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You Can Negotiate The Cost Of Retirement Living

You haggle when you buy your car. You haggle and drive a hard bargain when you buy a new house. Why wouldn’t you haggle when you’re buying retirement housing for yourself or your parents?


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Eye On New York: Grey Divorce

There is a growing trend among baby boomers – divorcing after many years of marriage.


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Mount Sinai Hospital Boasts One-Of-A-Kind Emergency Room For The Elderly

Unlike most emergency rooms where you can’t tell day from night, this one has artificial skylights that change with the time of day. It also has non-skid floors, rails on the walls, quiet monitors and iPads that allow patients a touch of technology.


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Best iPhone Apps For NYC Baby Boomers

In fact, more than 15 million baby boomers have smart phones, and apps specifically designed for this group have been popping up and gaining popularity. Here’s a look at our favorites.

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Booming Addiction: Baby Boomers Using Drugs In Record Numbers

As they age, Baby Boomers are using drugs in record numbers. Some five percent of the 78 million Boomers admit to abusing drugs – and experts are calling it a booming addiction.


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Stories From Main Street: Upper Saddle River, NJ

As more and more baby boomers retire, they’re taking on a new full-time job – caring for an ailing parent.


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Why Baby Boomers Are Bummed Out

Did you hear the chat with Rick Newman of U.S. News & World Report?