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Monday, April 14, 2008

Important news for seniors, retirees, and aging baby boomers

Good day everyone!  I'm Jeff N Marquis at the business desk and it's time for me to start the week with important news and headlines for seniors, retirees, and aging baby boomers.  We have gathered a lot of very important information for you to review and we hope that you can spare a few moments to follow up on some of these.  Our stories not only consist of headlines, but they are also stories shared by others.  So you see, it is us plus others helping you.
I'm Jeff N Marquis at the business desk wishing you a pleasant day.
 
 News for retirees, aging baby boomers, and seniors
 
  Scrambling for Health Insurance Coverage: Health Security for ...
  Center For American Progress - Washington,DC,USA
  In the 1950s and 1960s, Baby Boomers required a massive expansion of =
the education system. By 2030, there will be twice as many seniors =
relying on Social ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2008/04/lambrew_testimony.html
 
  It's finally true: Older IS better
  Vancouver Sun - Don Mills,ON,Canada
  It helps that Canada is experiencing a labor shortage, and employers are revising their attitudes towards baby boomers, who now find themselves valued for ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/editorial/story.html?id=b0f9d72e-efd8-45e6-b15e-66047f36c00b
 
  It's important to plan
  Moose Jaw Times-Herald - Moose Jaw,Saskatchewan,Canada
  The RBC Insurance national consultant told about 20 attendants at the session the baby boomer generation is on the verge of retirement and, within 10 years, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.mjtimes.sk.ca/index.cfm?sid=123384&sc=520
 
  Better to give than to receive?
  Vancouver Sun - British Columbia, Canada
  "I don't think baby boomers are doing anything near what they need to =
do to save for their own retirement," he said "A significant number of =
baby boomers ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/business/story.html?id=6e142c59-4662-4c11-8292-bcfe88548f63
 
  Willis: 60-Plus Club could leap to 500 members
  Indianapolis Star - United States
  "We've found there's a need for this type of organization," said =
Willis, who saw the growing number of baby boomers reaching retirement =
age and researched ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080405/LOCAL0104/804050336/1015/LOCAL01
 
  Pension issue will grow, not fade away
  Adelaidenow - Australia
  With Baby Boomers moving into retirement years, the nation is headed =
towards a pension-aged bulge, with SA at the forefront. Many will be =
self-funded - and ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,23490537-5006336,00.html
 
  Childless, giving and gay
  Toronto Star - Ontario, Canada
  As the first wave of out-of-closet, childless queer baby boomers enter =
their golden years, many are considering leaving their legacies to =
charity. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thestar.com/News/Ideas/article/410470
 
  Seniors Turn to Reverse Mortgages For Help With Everyday Expenses
  By Rogan McGillis=20
  "We expect the demand for reverse mortgages to grow significantly as =
baby boomers reach retirement and need funds to meet daily expenses," =
said Sue Hunt, manager of reverse mortgage counseling for CCCS. "It is =
important for homeowners ...
  RMC Media Center - Reverse Mortgage... - =
http://www.reversemortgagecity.com/blog=20
 
  71500000 Americans will be 65 and older in 2030, compared with 37 ...
  Ventura County Star - Camarillo,CA,USA
  And while some observers think the gaps between the haves and have-nots may eventually narrow, others think the surge of baby boomers nearing retirement ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/apr/06/age-isnt-only-factor-in-seniors-quality-of-life/
 
  Retirees putting focus on families
  Sun Publications Chicago - Chicago,IL,USA
  Retiring baby boomers are looking for more from retirement, including a sense of community and time with family. Area retirement homes are seeing a new ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/napervillesun/business/879751,6_3_NA06_FAMILY_S1.article
 
  Call this home loan the last resort, not a ticket to a resort
  Detroit Free Press - United States
  Yet, many aging baby boomers will face other struggles. They have credit card debt. They're paying more money out of pocket for health care. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080406/COL07/804060670
 
  The Money Squeeze: Seniors face financial 'quadruple whammy'
  Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
  In a survey of aging baby boomers by the city of Seattle in September, =
residents said the high cost of living and expensive housing were the =
top two things ...
For more detail check out:
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/357994_eldersqueeze07.html
 
  Bridging the Gap of Caregiving
  Albany Democrat Herald - Albany,OR,USA
  Whether we fall in the category of the GI Generation, (1901-1924); the =
Silent Generation, (1925-1942); the Baby Boomer Generation, (1946-1964); =
Generation X ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.dhonline.com/articles/2008/04/07/lifestyles/generations/002_caregivers.txt
 
  Congress must deal with Medicare, Social Security
  Greenville News - Greenville,SC,USA
  But without some action taken now -- before the largest number of baby =
boomers retire -- the financial pressures will build in the near future =
until the ...
For more detail check out:
http://greenvilleonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080407/OPINION/804070304/1004/NEWS01
 
  Volunteer Week shows country's giving spirit
  Port Huron Times Herald - Port Huron,MI,USA
  With 85 million Baby Boomers and 50 million members of Generation X, =
there is a gap in the work force in relation to the idea of work-life =
balance. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.thetimesherald.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080407/OPINION/804070305/1014
 
  The boom, in all its cohorts, hits homes
  Globe and Mail - Canada
  The data bear out the observation that baby boomers will exert a strong influence on the seniors' housing industry. About 10 million baby boomers, ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080408.PRRETIREMENT08/TPStory/Business
 
  The Time to Prepare for the Coming Age Wave of Older Boomers in ...
  Earthtimes - London,UK
  Business leaders see the aging workforce and impending retirement of aging baby boomers as an issue for Virginia. Sixty-five percent (65%) of Virginia ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/the-time-to-prepare-for,342793.shtml
 
  A Shift Will Happen in the Future
  FedSmith.com - USA
  Further, not all of our Baby Boomers or Active Seniors want to stop working entirely for a variety of different reasons, which range from needing the money ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.fedsmith.com/article/1574/
 
  Rough Markets Bring Out Scam Artists Targeting Retirees
  IndexUniverse.com - New York,NY,USA
  The focus on retirees is due to two things. The most obvious is that baby boomers are now retiring and they have a lot of accumulated assets in their 401k ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.indexuniverse.com/sections/features/12/3940-rough-markets-bring-out-scam-artists-focused-on-retirees.html
 
  Retirement Living TV's Website WWW.RL.TV Named Among 10 Best Sites ...
  FOXBusiness - USA
  "There are 78 million baby boomers in the US and they are poised to reap the benefits that the knowledge and usage of technology offers. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.foxbusiness.com/article/retirement-living-tvs-website-wwwrltv-named-10-best-sites-boomers_553657_1.html
 
  Bridging the Gap of Caregiving
  Albany Democrat Herald - Albany,OR,USA
  By Denise Magee There has been a lot of talk about generations these days, particularly with the advent of the baby boomers reaching retirement age. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.dhonline.com/articles/2008/04/08/lifestyles/generations/002_caregivers.txt
 
  Senior moments
  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Baton Rouge,LA,USA
  Baby boomers, fast approaching retirement age and looking at large retirements, are especially a target, says Herb Perone, spokesman with the SEC's ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.businessreport.com/news/2008/apr/08/senior-moments-fnc1/
 
  Past 80 and still going strong
  Globe and Mail - Canada
  With the bulge of baby boomers nearing retirement age, and fewer Gen-Xers behind them, Canada is bracing for a labour shortage, she says. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080409.CAEIGHTY09/TPStory/Business
 
  Protecting Your Nest Egg: Experts Share Their Advice
  The housing crisis and the slowdown in the US economy may have some baby boomers and seniors pushing back their retirement. To help older Americans protect their nest egg and plan for their golden years, CNBC enlisted the help of market ...
  CNBC's Top Personal Finance News -
http://www.cnbc.com/id/21324812
 
  Weathering the anticipated storm
  Fairfield Minuteman - Fairfield,CT,USA
  ... have more time to recuperate losses, but Baby Boomers (50-60 years old) with retirement in sight and seniors on fixed incomes face tougher choices. ...
For more detail check out:
http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?BRD=1653&dept_id=12740&newsid=19471288&PAG=461&rfi=9
 
  Senior Portraits
  By admin
  Email alerts get the latest local business senior care insurance news delivered to your inbox. Daiello reaches out to seniors senior care insurance and caregivers by lecturing in the community and working in memory disorder clinics. ...
  TPH -
http://www.tph-inc.com
 
  Will baby boomers live longer, healthier, wealthier?
  By markw
  That knowledge could mean the next generation of seniors will be [even] healthier," Dial said. "The gaps that make retirement satisfying for some and misery for others may be partly bridged." Maybe. Some boomers may interact more with ...
  Old People's News -
http://oldpeoplesnews.com
 

 

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