Baby boomers downsize, let stuff go

If the 1980s were about greed and accumulating possessions, the current era is about downsizing and letting go of those possessions, says gerontologist Karen Owen-Lee, author of “The Caring Code: What Baby Boomers Need to Learn About Seniors.” “The Baby Boomers already started turning 65, and their parents are in their 80s, and they need to assist their parents from moving to their house of 40 years to independent living or assisted living,” the Denver author said. “That can be psychologically ...

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