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The Baby Boomer Generation is a source for trends, research, comment and discussion of and by people born from 1946 - 1964.

Covering issues on the Boomer Generation including original content for Boomers, bulletin boards, user comments, Sixties and Seventies music, Baby Boomer culture, health and coverage of issues for "Aging Hipsters."
February 7, 2003

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MyPrimeTime - http://www.myprimetime.com
Features tips on money and finance, work and jobs, health and fitness, travel and culture for baby boomers.

Fifties Website - http://www.fiftiesweb.com/fifties.htm
Features the nostalgia, trivia, music and TV for the decade that kicked off the boomer generation and the birth of Rock n' Roll.

BoomerWeb.net - http://www.boomerweb.net
Features a retro nostalgic theme search engine and information about the 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s. Provides free email and community forums.

Who's Who of the Haight-Ashbury Era - http://colinp1.home.mindspring.com/hip-dbf.htm
Features short biographies of the people involved.

US Boomers - http://www.usboomers.com
Provides articles and links on money, family, health, fun, and people.

The Boomer Initiatives - http://www.babyboomers.com/
Provides organization objectives, free membership, and a section of things that happened in boomers' birth years.

Boomer's Loft - http://www.boomersloft.com/
Online community for this generation features message boards, polls, articles and a guestbook.

Teri's Serendipity - http://www.tflatley.com/
Contains musings, in the form of articles, on coming to grips with being in one's 50's. Provides information about the author and contact information.

Boomers International - http://boomersint.org
Provides an online community and portal for people of this generation from around the world.

C-boom - Where CoolBoomers Surf - http://www.c-boom.com/
Provides online resources about boomer living including health, humor, and message boards. Includes eCards and horoscopes.

One Boomers Place - http://www.1BoomersPlace.com
Features articles of interest for baby boomers on fitness, health, finances, relationships plus lifestyles, humor and nostalgia.

Prime Lynx - http://www.primelynx.com
Search engine for babyboomers and generation x-ers. Provides news articles, chat and shopping.

International Association of Baby Boomers Plus - http://www.boomersassoc.com
Provides membership information.

Baby Boomers Bistro - http://www.babyboomerbistro.org.uk
Features chatrooms for this generation containing discussions and debates on issues ranging from environment to the state of pensions.

Pinky Lee Boomers First TV Hero - http://geocities.com/mrviewmaster/pinky/pinky.htm
Provides lyrics, overview and history of the show.

Baby Boom - http://www.howardsmead.com/boom.htm
Features information about the book "Don't Trust Anyone Over Thirty: The First Four Decades of the Baby Boom" by Howard Smead. Provides sample chapters as excerpts and links to online booksellers that sell his book.

Tweeners - http://www.tweeners.org
Features a virtual community and entertainment for people born between 1960 and 1965.

The National Association of Baby Boomers - http://www.babyboomers.org/
News,information and resources on social security, family life and other issues of concern to members of the "baby boom" generation.

Baby Boomer Decisions - http://boomer-baby.com
Features daily tidbits and highlights, a bit of nostalgia, news and health. Contains information on retirement, supplemental incomes, and travel.

eBoomersWorld.com - http://www.eBoomersWorld.com
An internet directory related to Baby Boomers. Includes reference, research and health links for this generation, as well as a community forum.

The Bitchin' Boomer - http://hometown.aol.com/palmettoboomer/index.html
Features gripes, groans, ballyhoos, and bellyaches from a boomer in South Carolina with definite opinions on everything.

Boomer Connection - http://www.boomerconnection.com/
Provides singles ads and resources. Includes articles and related links.

Baby Boom Memories - http://www.galaxymall.com/books/babyboommemories
Features a book in the form of a personal journal of growing up a baby boomer by James Murphy. Provides an overview of the book, a brief biography of the author and order information.

4BabyBoomers - http://4babyboomers.4anything.com/
Features a list of sites and articles pertaining to the generation and the history through which Boomers lived. Provides generational issues of the present and future.



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Great work,i'm happy to see the baby boomers take a stand in todays technology. Above i have posted my web site url, a nationwide obituary service on the internet. Netmemories.com

Posted by: Carver Hyman on June 24, 2003 2:23 PM

I'm teaching my class in a power point about the baby boom during 1946-1964. If there is anything I need to know that's not on this page please e-mail me thank you.
Brittany

Posted by: Brittany Fisher on June 24, 2003 2:25 PM

It was really interesting being here...
I need information about Baby boomers for my presentation, If you know anything about this generation, could you send a email?
I really wonder what is the biggest concern of baby boomers...

Posted by: Jimmy on June 24, 2003 2:27 PM

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Posted by: JE on June 24, 2003 3:26 PM

I was just woundering if i could post a question. I would like some of the baby boomers opinion on this question.
Would any of you drink sports drinks such as Gatorade, Powerade Ect...?
If so please reply

Posted by: Richard Barry on October 3, 2003 10:33 AM

Yes Richard, i do.

Posted by: spam filter on December 15, 2003 11:12 AM

Thank you, I just wanted to give a greeting and tell you I like your website very much.

Posted by: HGH on December 17, 2003 4:36 AM

I am trying to analyze Martin Luther King's, "I Have A Dream," speech. What did he mean? If this speech was assigned to high school students as a primary document, what would you expect them to find in analyzing it?

Posted by: christy on January 16, 2004 8:54 PM

I'm trying to find out what the nickname is for the generation of kids in 10th, 11th, & 12th grade today. The were born in 1986, 1987 & 1988. Is it the X Generation? What are their predominant characteristics?

Thanks,
Shepwvu@hotmail.com

Posted by: shepwvu on January 23, 2004 3:00 PM

hey there baby boomers!

I have a question for you
i'm still doing that school timeg and one of my
assignments is to create an essay about the toys of our time, and i would like to ask you to help me please.
hey girls
there are 31 students in my class 27 are girls
so barbie has already been taken.
if you know of any web sites that i can get this type of information it would sure help.
keep reaching for the sky bommers

neffertitil@peoplepc.com

Posted by: Mary ann on April 30, 2004 10:14 PM

Got the following off a web site--maybe it will help you find other resources. All I did was search Google for toys 1950's
  "During World War Two toy companies were actually making supplies for the war. So afterwards they had fascinating ideas for new dolls and games. They started to see wonderful new material, like plastic. In 1948, Lionel  produced new trains. In 1949,  Silly Putty started there were over 30 million Silly Putty eggs sold. In that year Lego was introduced. Matchbox Cars, a favorite to little boys now were invented in 1954. In 1957, Hula Hoops were invented in. They became a fad in 1958 , but it was shortly over in 1959 when Barbie took over. Then in 1960 Etch-a-Sketch was put in stores, a favorite of mine. In 1961 Ken was introduced to the world, Barbie had fallen in love! Slip‚n Slide was was also introduced. There were some pretty neat toys introduced in the fifties.  "

Personally I remember the Easy-Bake Oven and lots of board games. Didn't play much with real girlie toys and never never Barbie....although there was a Barbie board game. I believe whoever won got to pick which guy she wanted of four choices. Ewwww.

Posted by: jan on May 1, 2004 11:46 PM

I am trying to make a list of new technologies that that are helping "baby boomers" handle aging. I don't really want ones aimed at the elderly but at typical boomers.

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 Explain the important thing missing in any late life plan˜and it ain‚t about money!
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Posted by: shirley on June 20, 2005 10:02 PM

Don't just read about yourselves, join us in telling the rest of the world what you REALLY think!! Visit http://www.iwasyouragetwice.com and let it all out!

--
MrsOldGuy
"He is alive, but only in the sense that he can't be legally buried."
--Geoffrey Madan

Posted by: MrsOldGuy on August 29, 2005 8:58 AM

Do you have an RSS, affiliate program and/or link share? Katheryn Buckman

Posted by: Katheryn Buckman on October 23, 2005 3:05 PM

Hi Katheryn--If you have a legitimate site that you're interested in affiliating with Baby Boomers, you can email us to continue the discussion.

Posted by: jan on October 24, 2005 4:31 PM

I am a 57 year old psychologist planning weekend retreats, as well as week long retreats ( Tuscany !) for women. What issues would you like addressed if you were participating ? If you would like to be part of a retreat, let me know. I am available to plan a retreat in any location. I would love to hear your ideas.

Posted by: Dr. Ingrid on November 14, 2005 9:08 AM

Life on the road in Europe with a rock&roll band at
http://gennyworldonu2.blogspot.com/ It's definitley a boomer site!!!

Posted by: Graham Wright on August 4, 2006 9:58 PM

What would be a good name for a print publication aimed at boomers, without using "Baby Boomers"?

Lynn

Posted by: Lynn on August 16, 2006 6:34 PM

I need help naming the generation...somthing other than Baby Boomer...example..With it Hipsters...anyone have ideas for me?

Posted by: kristin kelleher on September 6, 2006 11:48 PM

I found a great ebook on Google, It really helps when you are facing retirement without a lot of money. Look it up on Google. Boomers Without Bucks is the title.

Posted by: Robert on October 9, 2006 4:03 PM

At this age, at this monment, i want to say "happy Thanksgiving day!" to you all. Hope you can still relate to the song "The Rose". In the winter far beneath the bitter snow lies the seed that with the sun's love, in the spring, becomes a rose.

Posted by: vicki on November 23, 2006 11:42 PM

You've got a great site and lots of memories here. Thanks for all your hard work in creating it.

Posted by: Joe Ezell on July 20, 2007 3:16 PM

we like ur info it helps our assignment

Posted by: us on August 12, 2007 10:48 PM

I love being a BABY BOOMER....especially an EMPTY NESTER! It's finally "me" time...and I'm taking advantage of it.

Posted by: Jan on September 7, 2007 8:56 PM

I recommend adding a link to boomspeak.com. The site is devoted to the "voices" of baby boomers and their slogan is Your whole life's in front of you.

Posted by: Sue Ann on October 20, 2007 1:41 PM

I am curious as to how the current economic mess is affecting boomer decisions on spending. We just went through an agonizing decision on whether to replace worn carpeting in our house with hardwood flooring.

Reply here or visit our website, www.mrandmrsboomer.com, and join the discussion there.

Thanks.

--Mr. and Mrs. Boomer

Posted by: Mr. and Mrs. Boomer on November 15, 2008 12:50 PM

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