Tag: psychology

half of boomers

This milestone must be noted: about half of baby boomers are now over 62 and can claim their Social Security benefits. The year 1955 was the midpoint for the post-World War II population explosion – and those boomers born in 1955 will turn 63 sometime this year. This marks the time to take stock of differences between…

tech symbols

Around age 58, people start getting happier. That’s what the research shows, and this blogger can attest to it. In the new video displayed below, Rocio Calvo, a Boston College professor of social work, offers up theories for the happiness phenomenon – financial security is one. She also has some particularly striking “happiness statistics” on…