Sunday, February 2, 2014

Best of Boomer Blogs, Aging on the Brain

Photo by Thorbard.
What topics are taking up residence in your brain as a midlife / late life adult?  Keep your brain healthy and fit with a steady diet of good information from this week's Best of the Boomer Blogs: 

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On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison, consumer journalist, writes about the record number of federal baby boomer workers who are eligible for retirement by 2016. Government-wide, about 30 percent of federal employees will be eligible to retire by 2016. But at some agencies, such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Small Business Administration, at least 40 percent will become eligible. The General Accounting Office calls this a high-risk issue because more work is needed to address skills gaps.


Does the fact that every time you look in the mirror causes you to think you look older than yesterday bother you? Martin Rice at Fifty2Ninety noticed that and even took a lot of pictures of his newest wrinkles. He decided he just didn't give a hoot. 

L. Christante

On Modern Senior, Amy continues her look at how nutrition and exercise affect brain health.  The good news is that her article may have you reaching for the butter more often.  Learn the Top Ways to Boost Brain Health and prevent dementia and other degenerative brain diseases.

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Tom Sightings invites you to take a look at his regular post 
Remember Her?  -- to see if you can guess who he's featuring as the special Baby Boomer icon this month.


Laura Lee Carter, The Midlife Crisis Queen, is remembering one of her favorite artists this week, Pete Seeger--an exemplary human being. 


At The Generation Above Me, Karen shares information she learned from a graduate course in speech, language and pathology about age-related changes to how we write


Cognitive Changes: The Usual Suspects
Best of Boomer Blogs - Archive


  1. This is a good roundup of some interesting posts. Diving in!

    1. I enjoy being a part of this group because it helps direct my attention to some cool blogs. Thanks for coming over and checking them out.

  2. I'm so glad you included men in your roundup - they are the quiet minority in the midlife blogosphere.

  3. More good stuff to read! Ahhhhhh!!!