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BABY BOOMERS AND WELLNESS

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

BABY BOOMERS,unlike the generation preceding it, the Baby Boomer generation IS NOT silent. Born between 1946 and 1964, Boomers comprise approximately 25% of the population, but control 70% of the nation’s discretionary income (US Census)! They tend to be self-centered and individualistic in nature, are more tech savvy than their predecessors, and prefer quick fixes that do not require a lot of change. Health, energy and wellness are of utmost importance to Boomers, who do not like to admit they are aging and fight its progression through skin and hair products, anti-aging pills and lotions, weight-loss diets and techniques, and the use of medications such as Viagra. With these characteristics in mind, an engaging wellness program is important to this coming generation of senior living residents. The program must appeal to a progressive, tech savvy, individualistic resident. ...Read the rest...


Leading Age EXPO in Indianapolis

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Retirement Dynamics will be part of two presentations during the Leading Age Annual Meeting and EXPO in Indianapolis from October 30 - November 2. The theme of this year's gathering is "Be The Difference". The Annual Meeting & EXPO is not just any aging services meeting.  It’s a chance to connect with thousands who share your passion and commitment to improving the lives of those we serve. It’s a time to learn new strategies or find new suppliers to help you achieve better outcomes with fewer resources. Retirement Dynamics is proud to be part of two presentations during the conference. We hope you'll join us.
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MULTI GENERATIONAL WELLNESS MARKETING

Thursday, October 20, 2016

The distinct lifetime experiences of the Silent Generation and Baby Boomers have influenced their respective lifestyles, what they value, and their buying behaviors. When developing programming, amenities and services, their differing perspectives should be taken into consideration. Both generations honor and desire wellness; however, each group may use a different approach to achieving it. ...Read the rest...


SEVEN DIMENSIONS OF WELLNESS

Thursday, October 13, 2016

For many years, wellness meant the treatment of disability or illness in order to restore a level of health. Over the last few decades, the definition has expanded past a reactive perception to the insight that wellness can be proactive – a process that keeps one healthy and active, preventing or slowing decline. Among others, the International Council on Active Aging has identified seven dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, vocational, and environmental. The concept advances the belief that someone who is fulfilled in each of these dimensions will experience a sense of wellbeing and, perhaps, lead a healthier life.  ...Read the rest...


EXPLORATION OF WELLNESS IN SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITIES

Thursday, October 06, 2016

During the month of October, the Retirement DYNAMICS blog will examine the followings aspects of fitness and wellness: ...Read the rest...


 

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