Author and blogger J. Walker Smith is Executive Chairman of The Futures Company. He is one of America’s leading analysts on consumer trends. He is the co-author Rocking the Ages, a book about generations, now regarded as one of the standards in the field. We discuss what’s on the minds of ‘mid-lifers,’ and how it affects younger generations. For anyone contemplating relocating due to retirement or a second career, or considering the best location for aging parents, take a look at LifeGoesStrong.com. There’s new research on the best places for Boomers to live. You need to consider important factors such as cost of living, crime rate, and proximity to services and transportation.
Here’s their top ten best places for boomers: 1. Pittsburgh, PA 2. Portland, ME 3. Kingsport-Bristol, TN 4. Youngstown, OH 5. Rochester, NY 6. Canton, OH 7. York, PA 8. Charleston, WV 9. Palm Bay / “Space Coast”, FL 10. Santa Rosa – Petaluma, CA
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