Other companies directly influence the senior marketplace by offering new perspectives on the delivery of services geared toward baby boomers
The premise for this gloomy prognostication is his belief that the financial markets will be thrown into disarray as baby boomers
begin liquidating their financial assets to generate the funds necessary to maintain their lifestyles.
represent a potential $43 billion opportunity as well as a challenge for today's retailers, according to a new study, The IRI Baby Boomers
Report: Understanding the Emerging Trends in Baby Boomer
Spending from Information Resources, Inc.
The baby boomers
have had a heavy influence on every area of society as they've moved through various stages of life.
Introducing readers to an easy-to-follow and fun-to-read definition of fashion and age-appropriate dressing styles, Forever Cool enables Baby Boomers
to reinvent their looks and balance their changing physiques with their particular lifestyle.
Estimated number of baby boomers
in the United States as of July 1 this year.
But in a case of the Law of Unintended Consequences, the cars were barely out of the showrooms when Baby Boomers
started buying them.
In the 1960s," he eloquently writes, "both Baby Boomers
and Greatest Generation Americans witnessed the same society and its many flaws.
Four decades on, the chickens are coming home to roost in the form of a systemic threat coming from a new generation, some, like the London bombers of July 7, willing to kill themselves and others to redress the 40-year assault on the natural law--ironically engineered by the same liberal baby boomers
now in power in Western democracies.
Facilitated by John Heithaus, managing partner at Certified Closing Network, the panelists cited Baby Boomers
, immigrants, senior citizens, Echo Boomers and international buyers as major demographic groups that, over the past few years, have been putting more money into the market--a sign that they deserve more specific attention.
As baby boomers
(those born between 1946 and 1964) begin to retire, however, financial advisors and the institutions serving this market must address the new and different financial needs this generation will have.
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is providing $1 million to increase housing options for seniors in Atlantic Canada and for the baby boomers
who will soon be joining their ranks.