Are you a Baby Boomer? Why it Matters!

So…What is a Baby Boomer? If you were born during the Post–World War II baby boom between 1946 and 1964 you are part of the baby boom generation. More babies were born in 1946 than any previous year in the history of the United States. 3.4 million babies took their first breath in that year…a 20 percent increase over 1945. This was the beginning of the “baby boom.” Another 3.8 million babies were added in 1947; 3.9 million in 1952; and more than 4 million new babies were added each year from 1954 through 1964. By then, there were nearly …

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Boomers in Bend, OR Benefit From Hearing Aids As They Stay In The Workforce Longer

This article by the Better Hearing Institute has important information for all “Baby Boomers”. For a variety of economic reasons, Boomers are working well beyond their retirement age. At the same time, hearing loss increases naturally as a function of advancing age. Therefore, it is becoming increasingly important for boomers to routinely get their hearing checked, and to address any hearing loss so it doesn’t undermine their efforts on the job or their quality of life. If you skip everything else, read The Bottom Line and pay particular attention to What Can You Do. The Message: More than 34 million …

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