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May 11, 2006
What trend will have a significant impact on business in the Crecenta-Canada Valley in the next ten years? Will it be the new Sport Chalet shopping center? Will it be a housing crash? Actually, the trend that will have the most significant impact on our businesses is the maturing and retiring of baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1965. Statistics show that there are 31,000 baby boomers in our trading area. They will not be a niche market, they will be the market. These retirees will be involved in sports and social activities, consult or work part-time and volunteer.
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By Nancy Turney | January 25, 2012
Q. I'm a baby boomer approaching retirement age and am conflicted about whether or not I should retire. Any suggestions? Some baby boomers are anxiously awaiting retirement and others are dreading it. It sounds like you go back and forth between the two emotions. Many baby boomers are not willing to give up the money, the power and the prestige their careers bring. Others are very willing to give up the stress that comes with their careers. While people who are retiring generally take stock of their financial resources, they don't always take stock of their psychological resources.
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August 10, 2007
This is the first in a series of columns offering insight and information on healthy aging as well as providing a forum for asking questions related to the challenges of aging. The face of older Americans has certainly changed in the last few decades. You may remember your own grandma as that plump lady in a housedress with her long gray hair tied up in a bun, spending her days in the kitchen cooking and baking. Nowadays, a woman that same age is more likely to be out having lunch with her club group, wearing a stylish outfit and having her short red hair spiked.
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By Joe Piasecki, joe.piasecki@latimes.com | June 15, 2011
It may be doing so slowly, but the economy is picking up, says Claude Lilly, chairman of the Charlotte Branch of the Richmond Federal Reserve Bank and dean of Clemson University’s College of Business & Behavioral Science. By virtue of Clemson alumni connections, Lilly was a dinner guest Tuesday at the La Cañada Flintridge home of Alan Cade, owner of the L.A.-based construction project management firm DACM. In South Carolina, Lilly lives next door to businessman Larry Sloan, who at Clemson was a fraternity brother and member of the Tigers Marching Band with Cade.
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April 2, 2009
Q. I am 61 and had planned on retiring next year but now I am wondering if that will be feasible with the fall in the stock market. I am 61 and had planned on retiring next year but now I am wondering if that will be feasible with the fall in the stock market. Terry, La Cañada ? You are one of millions of baby boomers who plan to delay, or perhaps cancel, their retirements because of the recession and the stock market?s dive to half its value of just 18 months ago. About 76 million American babies born between 1946 and 1960 were supposed to be starting to retire now. But 57% of Americans age 45 and older expect to delay retirement, according to a recent AARP study.
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May 31, 2007
The Pasadena POPS Orchestra has added three Sunday evening concerts to the 2007 Descanso Gardens season. The unparalleled experience of a POPS event provides audience members with a mini-vacation. Share the convivial buzz of conversation and a picnic repast that fills the oak-encircled glen with happy aromas and sounds. Feel the frisson of excitement as the concert master tunes the orchestra and the announcer welcomes internationally acclaimed music director Rachael Worby to the stage.
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By Anita S. Brenner | September 7, 2012
The Jewish High Holidays begin next week with the sound of the Shofar, or ram's horn. Rosh Hashana begins on the evening of Sept. 16. There will be dinners and celebrations. Family gatherings. The holiday concludes 10 days later on Yom Kippur, a day of repentance and fasting. Smack in the middle between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur there is a Sabbath service. On that particular Saturday, in synagogues around the world, the parchment scrolls will be rolled open, blessings will be said and the congregation will listen to specific verses.
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February 12, 2009
Question: Pope Benedict XVI recently launched the first ever Vatican YouTube channel. The channel will carry liturgical events, audiences with the pope and other papal activities. Benedict said that “wise” use of such technologies helps promote the search for “the true, the good and the beautiful” across borders and ethnic divisions. How important do you believe technology is to the evangelist of the 21 century? How do you use technology in your own church?
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June 29, 2006
Loa Blasucci Well, we've finally done it. We've turned a big corner, there are now more overweight people than starving people on this planet of ours. We are in the midst of a crisis and getting heavier. Maybe you have a few pounds to lose and you think to yourself, "Am I part of this crisis? But, I'm a conscientious person, how did I become part of a national epidemic?" Last week, I was with a group of friends and the conversation turned, as it often does, to weight control.
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By Nancy Turney | January 25, 2012
Q. I'm a baby boomer approaching retirement age and am conflicted about whether or not I should retire. Any suggestions? Some baby boomers are anxiously awaiting retirement and others are dreading it. It sounds like you go back and forth between the two emotions. Many baby boomers are not willing to give up the money, the power and the prestige their careers bring. Others are very willing to give up the stress that comes with their careers. While people who are retiring generally take stock of their financial resources, they don't always take stock of their psychological resources.
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FEATURES
August 10, 2007
This is the first in a series of columns offering insight and information on healthy aging as well as providing a forum for asking questions related to the challenges of aging. The face of older Americans has certainly changed in the last few decades. You may remember your own grandma as that plump lady in a housedress with her long gray hair tied up in a bun, spending her days in the kitchen cooking and baking. Nowadays, a woman that same age is more likely to be out having lunch with her club group, wearing a stylish outfit and having her short red hair spiked.
NEWS
May 11, 2006
What trend will have a significant impact on business in the Crecenta-Canada Valley in the next ten years? Will it be the new Sport Chalet shopping center? Will it be a housing crash? Actually, the trend that will have the most significant impact on our businesses is the maturing and retiring of baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1965. Statistics show that there are 31,000 baby boomers in our trading area. They will not be a niche market, they will be the market. These retirees will be involved in sports and social activities, consult or work part-time and volunteer.
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