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A Lifetime of Curiosity: Science Centers and Older Adults - 1 views

    Browse PublicationsA Lifetime of Curiosity: Science Centers and Older Adults A Lifetime of Curiosity A Lifetime of Curiosity: Science Centers and Older Adults Wendy Pollock, Editor ASTC, May 2009 With the first wave of baby boomers now looking to the next phase of life, the time is right for museums to expand their engagement with older adult audiences. This publication offers positive examples, inspirational stories, and resources for those who are ready to get involved

As America grays, businesses help seniors age in place - The Washington Post - 0 views

    New services and devices allowing older adults to stay in their homes.

Manufacturer Vita Needle Finds Investment in Older Workers Turns a Big Profit - 1 views



  • This report is relevant to anyone interested in evidencing the contribution creative learning and museum experiences can have on mental health and wellbeing. This report is the result of a partnership between Tate Modern, London and SLaM (South London and Maudsley) NHS Foundation Trust. As well as the specific results of the programme, it offers an excellent literature review of mental health and wellbeing findings.

More women in their 40s are having babies - 0 views

    Older mothers make sense when young adults are living with the parents longer. How will this change what museums need to provide in terms of family experiences?

Millennials read more books than their elders, Pew study finds - 0 views

    Among younger Americans who did read at least one book, the median or typical number read in the past year was 10, but they seems to value libraries less than older adults.

Facebook is 'dead and buried', replaced by simpler networks, study finds - 1 views

    A study of how older teenagers use social media has found Facebook is "not just on the slide, it is basically dead and buried" and is being replaced by simpler social networks such as Twitter and Snapchat, an expert has claimed.  

Baby Boomer Trends That Could Impact You | Article - 0 views

  • Older Baby Boomers slated for retirement could create many new future job openings - if they decide to leave the job market at age 65. But that's a big "if." Several trends are now pointing toward delayed retirement due to increased personal expenses, better health and the desire to stay working - at least part-time - beyond age 65. For whatever reason, Baby Boomers are staying in the workforce longer than previous generations.
  • The BLS also predicts that the arts, entertainment, and recreation industry is expected to grow by 15 percent by 2018, with most of the growth in the amusement, gambling, and recreation sector.
  • Job growth is projected to stem partially from retired Baby Boomers who have more leisure time, more disposable income and more concern with being physically fit than the generations before them - all driving a need for more recreational programs.

LeadingAge: Leisure Time Pursuits - 0 views

  • trends are any indication, aging baby boomers will choose adventure when they plan their leisure time pursuits. Researche
  • at George Washington University in Washington, Dc. report that older people are spending more money – about $56 billion – in the “experiential marketplace” and that their spending on sensation, education, adventure and cultural vacations is expected to grow in the future.
  • How will baby boomers spend their leisure time when they are not on vacation?
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  • Most boomers (70%) have a hobby or special interest to which they will dedicate more time when they retire.

Some teens aren't liking Facebook as much as older users - Los Angeles Times - 0 views

    I recently returned from a family visit during which my 17 year old niece, who is heading off to college next fall, informed me she rarely uses her FB account anymore, and then only to send pictures.

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Gen Z, the Great Resignation generation, likes job-hopping - 0 views

  • A whopping 75% of Gen Zers say they're willing to switch career paths entirely and look for jobs in new industries. Less than half of those older say the same.
  • They're 77% more likely to engage with a job posting on LinkedIn that mentions "flexibility" than one that doesn't.
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