baby-boom generation

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the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II

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They are less chaotic than young people but the baby-boom generation who have gone through and survived heroin haven't looked after themselves.
The expectation that the retirement of the baby-boom generation will eventually require a drawdown of these fund balances does, however, provide some mitigation of these concerns.
If this grand experiment fails, it might push the aging baby-boom generation to demand long-term care benefits in Medicare.
Younger Canadians, offspring of the baby-boom generation, have grown up without the Church attendance tradition, but, according to the poll, have still managed to retain the basic elements of faith.
Guests learned that it's expected to become the epidemic of the baby-boom generation.
The baby-boom generation encompasses over 75 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964--those now between 28 and 46 years of age.
The idea to plan for the aging of the baby-boom generation grew out of recommendations in the city's Vision 2020 plan, and out of a study by the Simi Valley Council on Aging's long-range plan, which was submitted to the city last fall.
This number is expected to increase dramatically, as millions in the baby-boom generation approach age 65, which is the age of greatest risk for the disease.
Already, these programs account for 40 percent of the budget, and that percentage will skyrocket when the huge baby-boom generation begins drawing on the system.
The book surely has a great deal of appeal with the baby-boom generation.
Still, perhaps the simplest and most common explanation for the Halloween bonanza is that it stems from the tendency of the baby-boom generation to indulge their children, themselves or both.
Richard Hokenson, longtime chief economist and demographer at the investment banking firm of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and now head of the consulting firm Hokenson & Company, has identified a radically different pattern in the retirement behavior of the baby-boom generation and has released his forecast of its long-term impact on the global economy.
Car makers are far from alone in trying to cope with the profound economic changes set in motion by the aging of the baby-boom generation.
This figure is expected to rise to 14 million or more as the baby-boom generation ages if no effective treatment is found.
De Vita attributed these changes to the fact that the baby-boom generation, which makes up a third of the country's population, has entered middle age.