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Opening Arguments

You're gonna miss me when I'm gone

Aw, people still care about us baby boomers:

Though Indiana employers recognize that their workforce is getting older, few are taking concrete steps to manage the transition as the baby boom generation begins to reach retirement age, according to a new report from the University of Indianapolis' Center for Aging & Community.

In the final phase of its two-part study, Gray Matters: Opportunities and Challenges for Indiana's Aging Workforce, the center surveyed employers about their understanding of the ongoing demographic shift, any preparations they are making to deal with the changes, and their perceptions about employee loss and its impact on their operations. Responses were gathered from more than 400 businesses and other organizations around the state, each with 50 or more employees.

“We're trying to anticipate the questions employers should be asking themselves,” said Ellen Miller, CAC's executive director. “How will the baby boomers redefine retirement? What human capital


Bob G.
Tue, 07/10/2007 - 9:14am

Agreed Leo...they don't know HOW GOOD they had it with US around...
(we call it work ethics)

Funny thing is....we're being told that us boomers aren't saving enough for retirement...how the heck CAN we with everything going UP in cost???
(including the wine)