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BOOMERS DISCOVER THE DOWNSIDE TO AGING

Jun 6th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Statistics suggest that the rate of suicide among Boomers is on the rise. Reasons: lack of success, inability to emulate their parent’s style of living, a discouraging decline in economic promise, more indicators that the future looks bleak and so on.

With that discovery, some Boomers are turning to the frighteningly hopeless tactic of committing suicide. What a sad commentary on our times and the world we occupy. To be sure, aging has its downsides. No question that, with age, comes some difficult and disconcerting dynamics. Perhaps, having had it too easy has produced unrealistic expectations and shattered dreams.

Whatever the influences that contribute to the desire for escape,