The real question is going to be “how do I get out of this place?” The oldest baby boomers have just turned 70, and most can drive to their birthday parties. They’re being followed by 70 million other boomers, all happily motoring along. Their parents? Not so good these days. Source: The issue for boomers…
When people live longer, who will they live with?
Poor people die earlier, leaving the old rich white dudes to skew the vote. The poor in the U.S. may die young and skew the vote a bit to the older and richer, but there are so many other factors. But the big one is self-interest, looking out for number one, me and my own.…
The torch really has been passed to a new generation as these words from David Hogg of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High perfectly sum up. Source: It’s time to stop listening to your elders | MNN – Mother Nature Network
In many cities, seating is designed to make it impossible for people to sleep. But that approach — known as hostile design — also makes it hard to sit. Source: Hostile design doesn’t work for any age group | MNN – Mother Nature Network
Simple, commonsense thinking like the principles of universal design could make it easier for boomers to age in place. Source: Universal design is for everyone, everywhere | MNN – Mother Nature Network
Much of the generation and gender gap is due to simple demographics rather than evil intent. Source: Old white men are clogging up the upper ranks of business, so what should we do about it? | MNN – Mother Nature Network