The Older Baby Boomers were born between 1946 and 1951.
Older Baby Boomer Demographics
This group represents 27% of the Baby Boomers. In 2009, Older Boomers represented 7% of the total population.
Older Baby Boomers Experiences
Older Boomers are the Leading Edge of Boomers - born into an era of prosperity following World War II.
The older boomers had many experiences that shaped them while in their teens, and later as adults:
Older Boomers Family Life
These Boomers came from traditional families, but had many non-traditional families. Working mothers, smaller families, longer lives, made family caregiving a three-generation issue than ever before.
Older Boomers mostly grew up in the new suburbs (compared to the old rural lifestyle) and stayed in the suburbs to raise families. Over 90% of Boomer families are homeowners.