If you were like me, born in the USA during WWII or shortly there after, you are a “Baby Boomer”. We were once the most significant demographic in the world. But those days have come and gone a while ago. There have been several iterations since then, first our kids, and then our grand kids (or great grand kids) the “Millennials”. We also find ourselves chronologically “70ish …”
Younger than 70ish … ?
“As you are, so once was I;
As I am, so you will be”…
Boomers live longer
Boomers as a group are living longer than any generation before them. Many Boomers have done quite well for themselves and are secure financially, some have not. But we all face the inevitable issues of health, health of loved ones … and mortality. There is a common search for meaning that seems to get more insistent with time. That there is something out there that we haven’t done or accomplished or read or … “The Bucket List” comes to mind.
And some Boomers still have to work to live.
We don’t remember turning “insignificant”. We don’t remember growing older, but we have, faster than we would have ever imagined.
Baby Boomers… we’re still a big demographic!