baby boomers

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, an oil truck sits in a dirt lot near a new housing development in Watford City, N.D.  (AP Photo/Martha Irvine)

Oil boom fuels drop in age in Great Plains states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Want to reduce the effects of aging? Try oil. The United States’ population is still getting older, but that’s changing in the Great Plains because of the attraction of working in the […]


The Social Security Administration's main campus in Woodlawn, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Social Security closes offices even as baby boomers age

WASHINGTON (AP) – Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing dozens of field offices, forcing more and more seniors to seek help online instead of in person, […]


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AARP launches travel website for 50+crowd

AARP, the nonprofit membership organization for people age 50 and older, has launched an AARP Travel website that includes an interactive Trip Finder that uses a series of visual questions to help travelers choose an […]


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Accident rates improving for older drivers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety researchers expressed concern a decade ago that traffic accidents would increase as the nation’s aging population swelled the number of older drivers on the road. Now, they say they’ve been proved […]


Baby boomers causing doctor shortage | VIDEO

As baby boomers age, a shortage of doctors intensifies. CNN’s Casey Wian reports how it already affects some.


CDC to baby boomers: Get tested for hepatitis C

(AP) – U.S. health officials want all baby boomers to get tested for hepatitis C. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released draft recommendations calling for all baby boomers to get a […]



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