(RNS) There’s a new theory of aging in which older adults embrace rather than reject or deny the shadow side of aging. It’s called the spirituality of aging.
Articles tagged “baby boomers”
WASHINGTON (RNS) When it comes to how Americans rank the factors that shape their self identity, religion ranks near the bottom — if at all.
(RNS) Among the reasons for the higher rates of suicide: Boomer men are more likely to be living alone than previous men their age. And they are less religious.
(RNS) A college degree used to mean people were more likely to lose religion. Now, people are losing religion whether they went to college or not.
(RNS) Experts say societal changes will accelerate on issues such as same-sex marriage, interracial marriage, legalization of marijuana and childbearing among the unwed. One reason? Younger people are more liberal and less conventional.
(RNS) Baby boomers might not be that different from the Greatest Generation when it comes to religion, says aging expert Vern Bengtson.
(RNS) As baby boomers start clicking the senior citizen box on travel fares, I want to say a word to my generation and to the one that preceded us. It is time for us to get out of the way. By Tom Ehrich.