Thursday, February 14, 2008

Boomers Hit Social Security Age

Kathleen Casey-Kirschling, the nation's first Baby Boomer, today made history as the first of her generation to receive a Social Security retirement benefit. Having applied online for benefits at www.socialsecurity.gov, Ms. Casey-Kirschling, who was born at one second after midnight on January 1, 1946, today received her first payment by direct deposit.

As the nation’s first Baby Boomer, Ms. Casey-Kirschling is leading what is often referred to as America’s silver tsunami. Over the next two decades, nearly 80 million Americans will become eligible for Social Security retirement benefits, more than 10,000 per day on average.

From a Social Security Administration news release, Feb. 12, 2008

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In addition to collecting Social Security checks, many boomers will also be receiving income from gainful employment after reinventing themselves. And
www.rebootyou.com is here to help them do that reinvention into a new phase of work.

It may be the same work, or a new career. But the key fact is that it will be a fresh start, a new beginning.

For many, the receipt of that first Social Security payment could be called a commencement exercise. Only this time, without the Pomp and Circumstance.

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

I tried the "second career" thing - didn't work so well. Its hard to learn a new career when you're older - especially when you have to integrate yourself into a younger work force.
Also, there isn't a big demand for older workers - in any field - let alone the "new" career.
I went to grad school and got a Master's in my new field and 'was lucky enough to get one job (guy who hired me was on the verge of retirement, himself)but the younger guy who replaced him didn't want all the "grey hairs" about so he got rid of all 4 of we "grey hairs" and in a pretty unpleasant way, too.
Now I've been looking for a new job for 1 year - nothing avaiable.

kari said...

USA Today just ran a story on the front page of their 2/22-24 issue: STATES WANT TO TAP BOOMERS' SKILLS. Sub-headline: No time to relax: Retirees' experience in high demand.

From the first paragraph: The wave of baby boomers hitting retirement age threatens to create such a void in the workforce that states are crafting policies and programs to keep older Americans working and volunteering.

I come from the thinking that anything is possible. Want to be a lumberjack? Sure, why not! Realistically, sure, the young ones might resemble the Brawney Man a little more so than you, but that doesn't mean you can't try. There's something for everyone. Retirees included.

Lee Callaway said...
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Lee Callaway said...

I agree that going to work for people younger than you can be quite an adjustment. But think about it this way. Is it really any more difficult than being a young person and going to work for people much older than you? I mean in real age-difference terms?

The San Francisco Chronicle carried an article a couple of months ago about Jeff Smethurst, 56, who retired as an electric lineman for Pacific Gas and Electric Company and became a policeman!

He went through the Police Academy like all the other beginning policemen -- half as old as he is.

"I get a lot of ribbing for my age," he said. "But it's nothing I can't handle. It's all in good fun."

The full story can be found at http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/12/24/BA4PU2B9A.DTL.

Take a look. Maybe you'll be re-inspired!

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