This list really surprised me. Â More than 50 % of the 65 + population live in 9 states. Â They live in California, Florida, New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan and New Jersey. Â
Most seniors stay in their own homes in their 70s and 80s. Â Wonder where I will be when I am 70? What about you? Â As we age we will have a spectrum of housing choices. Â We will take a took at those tomorrow.
Have a great fall evening.
When asked to describe the ideal retirement location what would you say? Â I think of warm weather and a location close to my family. Â Studies show retirees want a low cost of living and they want to be near family. Â Also important to them is access to quality health care and many want to live near the lake, river or ocean. Â Appears Peachtree City is an excellent place to retire, not to mention the cool golf cart paths.
Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Tomorrow we look at where the 65+ population lives,
Today I went into the office to find out training was canceled, but on the positive side I got my business cards! Â Today we will look at Generation X. Â Generation Xers are independent, pragmatic and skeptical. Â Some experiences during our formative years include the Social Security Crisis, video games, economic recession and the Challenger explosion.
Some famous people: Â Jodie Foster, Tiger Woods, and Counrtney Love
Movies, Music, TV: Â Revenge of the Nerds, Friends, MTV, and Heavy Metal.
Okay bloggers, sorry I missed yesterday. Â I went to the Gator homecoming football game and well it did not turn out so well. Â It was fun being in Gainesville and remembering all the good times I had there but he game was a disappointment. Â It was also great to see my Baby Boomer mom. Â
Today's Generational topic is Baby Boomers. Â They were born in the years from 1946 -1964. Â Their formative experiences include Woodstock and the hippie culture. Â They also experienced the assassinations of JFK, Martin Luther King, and Bobby Kenndey. Â They are know to be ambitious, optimistic and hardworking! Â
A few famous people include: Â Clinton, Madonna, Oprah and Bill Gates.
Movies, Music, TV: Â Rolling Stones, Leave it to Beaver and New Age
Tomorrow we will look at Generation X. (Tomorrow, it's all about me - haha!)
Good Morning Bloggers!
My family is off to Florida to visit my mom, a member of the Baby Boomers generation, which makes up almost 30 % Â of the US Population according to the 2005 Census.
But todays marketing info is on the Silent Generation. Â They were born from 1927-1945 and are aged 83-65. Â Their formative experiences included the Korean War, the Cold War, and the end of 3rd world colonization. Â They are often described as risk averse and cautious. Â
Famous People: Â Aretha Franklin, Marilyn Monroe, Martha Stewart.
Movies, Music and TV: Â Rock and Roll, Blackboard Jungle, and Rebel Without a Cause, and American Bandstand.
Have a great fall day! Â Tomorrow info on the Baby Boomers!
Found a few more famous people from the G.I. Generation: Â Joe DiMaggio, Reagan, Ford and Carter.
Tomorrow we will look at the Silent Generation.
The market is made up of many generations. Â Today I will cover the G.I. Generation. Â This group was born from the years 1901 - 1926 and would be aged 109 - 84 years as of 2010. Â Most are patriotic and loyal and they coined the phrase "senior citizen."
Famous G.I. Generation People: Â Jimmy Stewart, Rosa Parks, and John Wayne.
Movies, Music, TV: Â Big Band, Jazz, Casablanca and The Honeymooners.