Making Your Health Their Business

Ed and Ann-Marie StephensFor the Year of the Boomer — 2014 is the year the youngest boomers turn 50 — here is another installment in my year-long survey of 50 over-50 boomers across 10 career categories who have reinvented themselves within the last 10 years.

Most of the health focus of the boomer Generation is on how we’re living longer. The assumption is that we are healthier, take better care of ourselves, and make healthier choices, including diet and exercise. Nothing could be farther from the truth. The health facts are actually not good for boomers. According to Healthworks Collective, the key stats are unsettling:
? 52 percent of us report leading a sedentary lifestyle with little or no exercise.
? 39 percent of us are obese
? 43 percent of us have high blood pressure
? 72 percent of us have one or more chronic diseases

Read More At The Huffington Post.