Why Boomers Still Play A Big Part In Creating Culture
This is particularly interesting if we think that 40 percent of the American population is over 50. That’s a lot of people to just take and make invisible in some medicalized group over here. In two years’ time, there will be more people over the age of 65 than under 5 for the first time in human history.
This is also a time when a 50‑year‑old can have a rational belief that they have another 30, 40, 50 years of life ahead of them, essentially a life 2.0This is the greatest demographic disruption our species has ever had. We think this is fantastic because not only we’re living longer, we’re living healthier, more engaged, more effective, [inaudible] much longer into advanced age than ever before.