Baby Boomers see themselves as getting old but not aging. Getting old is a physical act and inevitable while aging is a state of mind. They will live longer and healthier than previous generations (Smith & Clurman, A New Self, 2007). This means that the health care industry will need to shift to accommodate a more active and youthful senior community.
- Daily Baby Boomer News Update: July 1, 2013 (babyboomers.com)