Baby boomers

Baby boomers at a job fair. (CBS SF)

Smart Job Tips For Baby Boomers And Seniors

Jill Schlesinger looks at job opportunities for retirees in today’s Jobs Report.


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Aging Baby Boomer Population Is Providing New Opportunities For Jobs

The retirement of the baby boomers will carve out new job opportunities for a younger demographic. Jill Schlesinger reports.


downtown San Jose skyline

New Study Finds San Jose Has Nation’s Fittest Baby Boomers

A new study suggests San Jose is the fittest city for baby boomers in the country, with the highest life expectancy and the fewest unrestful days per month among the nation’s largest cities.



Tech Report: Baby Boomers Drive Social Networking’s Popularity

Among Baby Boomers aged 50 to 64, 32 percent say they use a social networking site on a typical day. That’s up from 20 percent a year ago.


Elderly person gets pushed in a wheelchair

Top Aging Expert Urges Santa Clara County To Prepare For Elder Boom

Aging baby boomers are more likely to need counseling and other mental health services as the population turns gray simply because of their longevity, according to the Obama administration’s point person on disability and aging.



California Jobless Rate Dips Below 12 Percent

California’s unemployment rate has dropped below 12 percent for the first time since August 2009 — another positive sign for the nation’s economy.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/20/2011


California Lawmakers, Medical Experts Devise Plan To Deal With Alzheimer’s

State legislators and medical experts unveiled a new state plan Wednesday for coping with Alzheimer’s disease. An explosion of people with the disease is expected in the next 20 years.