A blog carnival is a collection of bloggers who write about a similar topic or from a similar perspective – in this case, we’re all baby boomers writing about baby boomer issues. Once a week, we submit our best posts to the host who includes the links in the Carnival.
I’m the host this week so below you’ll find links from my fellow carnival members.
I encourage you to not only visit each blog and read the posts, but join in the conversation by leaving a comment, sharing it on Facebook or Tweeting about it. The choice is yours.
The Alzheimer’s Association recently released a groundbreaking study entitled: Generation Alzheimer’s: The Defining Disease of the Baby Boomers. Find out more over at Contemporary Retirement.
“Upstairs, Downstairs,” a great BBC show from The Boomer Chronicles’s childhood, is being revived!
Over at Sightings At 60 we have a Baby Boomer beginning to ponder where he wants to settle down when he retires. Stay at home? Go someplace warm? Someplace cheap? It’s one of those eternal questions, and it’ll be interesting to see where he lands. But we should be patient; anyone thinking about that question should look before they leap.
Do our minds change as we age? Do we become wiser and expand our level of consciousness? Laura Lee aka the Midlife Crisis Queen has studied this issue.
SoBabyBoomer tells us that the unemployment rate for workers over 55 is 6.7 percent, close to the all time high for that demographic (7.3 % in August 2010). Employers often think mature workers are too expensive, difficult to train, quick to leave for a better job or retirement, or prone to become ineffective as they age.
Lebanese food is delicious and ilili is one of the Accidental Locavore’s favorite restaurants. When the chance came to take a class at DeGustibus with Philippe Massoud from ilili, I was quick to sign up. The classes there are always interesting; while the chef stands there and works really hard (or looks like he’s working hard), you sit there, eating and drinking. Fun, right? See what was on the menu
Vaboomer finds a “Place of Yes” quite interesting: http://tinyurl.com/a-place-of-yes
And finally, here’s one from The Baby Boomer Entrepreneur: Sometimes A Client From Hell Isn’t