If Retirement issues are the number 1 concern for our generation, then Baby Boomers Health Issues is definitely 1A!
No matter how well you prepare for your retirement, your plans can quickly go down the toilet if health issues jump up to number 1 in your retirement life. I've seen it happen with too many retirees and it really "bummed" them out.
Baby Boomers Major Health Issues
What we'll do in this section is look at some of the major health issues we're facing and see how we can prepare ourselves to anticipate and better deal with them. This is where your input will be crucial as the Ol' Boomer can only introduce the topics. It will be up to all of us to Share Our Thoughts and help each other. Okay?
Let's get started with a slideshow courtesy of MSNBC about "How the Body Ages" .
Now here's an article from the Los Angeles Daily News entitled "Baby Boomers face more health problems than their parents" .
And here's and article from the Washington Post that says we "Baby Boomers Appear to Be Less Healthy Than Parents" .
Yet, here's an article from CBS News that's more positive (Yea!) "Growing Old, Baby-Boomer Style".
Before you begin to look into some of specific health issues we're facing, I need to mention a widely used risk management tool in the medical field today. It's called Metabolic Syndrome, and I strongly urge you to understand this condition as it seems to underlie many of our health issues.
Because STRESS and WEIGHT ISSUES are major causes of so many health problems, The Ol' Boomer has put together an entire section for each of these bug-a-boos.
Click here to go to the "stress" section.
Click here to go to the "weight loss" section.
Now that we've had some "warm up" thoughts, let's take a look at some of the Baby Boomers health issues we're facing.
PLUS - Here are a couple of good websites about Healthy Aging
Where to go now?
Have you checked out the Baby Boomers Memories section yet?
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