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Baby Boomers

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MN AG Sues Company For Defrauding Seniors

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is going after a company she says tricked hundreds of people into believing they were protecting their families. The lawsuit filed Monday claims Heritage Partners, LLC convinced aging Minnesotans that a licensed attorney would prepare a living trust of will to protect their assets. Customers claim they were actually sold lies. The government estimates 10,000 Baby Boomers retire each day, many of whom have already begun planning for their future.

02/03/2014

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Good Question: Why Does Nursing Home Care Cost So Much?

With the Baby Boomers aging, elder care is a reality that almost every American is going to have to deal with. According to Genworth Financials 2013 Cost of Care study, nearly seven out of 10 Americans older than age 65 will spend time in an elder care facility.

04/25/2013

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Insurer UnitedHealth’s 3Q Profit Jumps 23 Percent

UnitedHealth Group’s third-quarter net income jumped 23 percent to trump expectations, as preparations for retiring Baby Boomers started to pay off for the nation’s largest health insurer. UnitedHealth also raised its 2012 earnings forecast.

10/16/2012

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Over 50 And Talented? Time To Strut Your Stuff

If you’re over the age of 50 and can showcase some talent, listen up. Whether your play an instrument, sing, or stand on your head — the Strut Your Stuff Talent Contest wants you.

08/18/2012

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Gen X, Gen Y Workers More Stressed, Less Healthy

It sure seems like we have a lot of health and wellness programs out there. But are younger people paying attention? A study seems to indicate they’re not, that they feel more stressed and less healthy than Baby Boomers.

07/19/2012

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Study: Health Risks Increase For Baby Boomers With Asthma

An alarming new study shows the health risks for baby boomers with asthma increase significantly as they get older. In today’s Health Watch, we’re learning the disease is often misdiagnosed and not treated properly.

05/04/2012

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Baby Boomers Boost Booming Business Of Botox

America has seen a 77-percent increase in cosmetic procedures over the past decade. And that’s just the beginning.

08/23/2011

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Baby Boomer Retirements To Transform Rural Minn.

The oldest members of the baby boom generation turn 65 this year. That means big implications for the workforce across Minnesota, but it will bring special challenges to rural areas.

04/05/2011

The Nite Show with Mischke – 9/1/10

Have you ever had a chance to immerse yourself in a completely different culture?  Author Deborah Fallows did when she lived across the Pacific in China.  She regales her experience (the good and the weird) […]

09/02/2010