Generation E: The Boomers’ Legacy

Sarah Kershaw of The New York Times called me recently to ask about the impact on the psyche of baby boomers of all the celebrity deaths of the past few months. From Michael Jackson (50) and Farah Fawcett (62), through Patrick Swayze (56) and Mary Travers (of Peter,...

No Country for Old People?

We boomers never imagined 30 years of R&R. But not many of us will be able to afford it, either, no matter how hard we save. But what work will boomers do? How will the largest, healthiest, best-educated and longest-living generation in American history spend the...