Latest Demographics Stories

2013-10-15 23:32:14

LAUNCHED: With over 30 million baby boomers reaching retirement age, HealthyAnswers.com has recently developed a new informative and interactive website that targets “boomers” (as they prefer to be called). This site delivers information that covers important content geared for this demographic, such as: Healthy Living, Nutrition, Fitness, Relationships, Finances, Travel, Entertainment and Personal Growth. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Both HealthyAnswers.com and their...

2013-10-10 23:29:58

Exercise and Diet Helping to Enrich and Extend Lives (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Every year, in America, the average life expectancy continues to climb higher, even amidst the prevalence of disease and other serious medical issues. While the vast majority of that can be attributed to treatment and the ability to diagnose certain conditions, prevention has begun to play a major part in health care. Many physicians believe that these preventative ideals begin with diet, exercise, and healthy...

2013-10-08 23:21:39

For the last few years divorce in the U.S. has been on a slight decline according to recent Census Bureau figures, except among people over 50. Licensed psychotherapist Edy Nathan comments on why Baby Boomers are getting divorced at a record rate. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 According to recent Census Bureau figures, the divorce rate for people over 50 has doubled over the last two decades. These break-ups have become such a trend that media outlets have named them...

2013-10-08 11:41:12

Modern ultrasound technology and economic pressure leads to female fetuses in the Ballabgarh area of northern India being aborted more often than male fetuses. Additionally, girls up to the age of five die more frequently than boys, which results in a gender imbalance in the area, according to Anand Krishnan, MD and doctoral candidate at Umeå University, who defends his thesis on 11 October. Anand Krishnan has completed work on the dissertation in an area called Ballabgarh Health and...

2013-09-30 23:40:25

Active-aging trends create significant business opportunities and growth, finds a new report from International Council on Active Aging®. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 What do Google and Hollywood know that most businesses have yet to learn? They know that providing products and services to address the interests, desires, needs and expectations of an aging population is good business. “Driving many of these business opportunities is active aging,” says Colin Milner,...

2013-09-30 23:19:53

New Maestro Personal Assistants program helping companies appeal to the lucrative Millennials demographic by connecting with them in a compelling and personal way. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 It’s estimated that the Millennial generation (people born between 1982 and 1993) will reach almost 100 million this year with the spending power of $200 billion. According to a survey by the Boston Consulting Group (BSG), some key qualities that define Millennials are that they are...

2013-09-24 23:39:22

Technology is redefining luxury for Millennials, emphasizing broad access and connected experiences. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 MindSwarms, a digital market research platform delivering authentic consumer feedback via video, recently conducted a research study looking at the relationship between Millennials and the concept of luxury and how that relationship has changed compared to their parents' generation. Older generations associated luxury with exclusivity and...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'