The year is 1956, and Dwight Eisenhour has just been re-elected President of the United States. Rock and Roll has become a phenomenon, fueled by the wild popularity of Elvis Presley. The New York Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers 4-3 in the World Series, behind Don Larsen’s MVP performance and a perfect game pitched in a game 5 win. The interstate highway system has been authorized, resulting in a long-term trend towards populating suburban communities.
If you are turning 65 in the next twelve months, you were among more than 4 million Americans born in the year 1956… right smack in the middle of the baby boom. Baby Boomers are often lumped into one generic group, but of course, each Boomer’s story is unique as are their medical needs.