Author: AFL Staff

You’re Never ” Too Old” To Code

You may be asking yourself,  “Am I too old to learn to code?”. The tech industry depicted in movies and tech blogs is that of young 20 or even 17 year olds who started coding at 6 years old and are now doing cool startups, raising MILLIONS, and getting sold to Yahoo or Google or Facebook for BILLIONS! A middle aged programmer may not be depicted in...Read More

Midlife Parenting- Is It For You?

Advances in reproductive technology and the advantages in getting married later in life have led to an increase in middle aged parents. There is a laundry list of advantages in having children later in life. They’re more likely than parents who are barely out of their teens to own a home and have money set aside for retirement and emergency expense...Read More

3 things to not care about now that you’re over 50

After 50, there are certain things that you just no longer need to concern yourself with. You’re passed the point of constant fear about “fitting in” and the idea that you need to change who you are to do so just doesn’t exist anymore. Not being “Hip”. We are in a weird time in history where make-believe words ar...Read More

Issues Facing 50+ Voters This Election

It’s an election year. Presidential candidates across both parties (and beyond) are all fighting for your vote this November. With Baby Boomers being the 2nd largest generation of voter-age citizens, the issues pressing the 50+ population are varied. In recent polls, the economy, health care, climate change and foreign policy make up the most impor...Read More

Baby Boomers Love Legal Weed

According to a recent study in the Upstart Business Journal, reports showed that medical and recreational marijuana industry as one of the fastest growing in the United States, largely because of the Baby Boomers whose pot consumption is expected to grow faster than any other demographic of pot users. More than 110.9 million Americans over 50 are e...Read More

Baby Boomers: The Most Fashion Forward Generation

1960-1980 were revolutionary for political, social and fashion. The early 1960s changed how we viewed important social norms and the 1970s saw political upheavals that transformed feminism and fashion. The influential Baby Boomer generation rocked the fashion world in this important time. Women were engineers, fashion icons, designers and defined k...Read More

50+ And Single: Do’s & Don’ts

Do you remember your very first date? Sweaty palms. Awkward conversation. You probably even had a curfew. Once you hit 50, at least the curfew is gone. But according to TODAY’s “This is 50” survey results, only 18 percent of single people in their 50s said they were dating and more than 40 percent said they were considering it, but not actually doi...Read More

The Complex Sex Lives Of Aging Baby Boomers

There are roughly 80 million Americans who came of age in the revolutionary era of free love in the ’60s and ’70s. Premarital sex, and drugs were just something you did, regardless of the conservative views of your parents. About a third of Baby Boomers are now single, divorced, widowed, or never married at all. While the drugs and rock ’n’ roll pa...Read More

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