First, we were dubbed “Baby Boomers.” Then, came “The Sandwich Generation,” a term for those of us poised in between our aging parents and our own children. Many of us reinvented that term to be more explicit: “The Panini Generation,” meaning we are not just poised there, but smashed in between those two obligatory worlds like a hot slice of salami and Muenster cheese.
But, now, here’s the latest. It seems the Brits have invented a new term. It’s “Baby Gloomers.”
Here’s what others are saying about “baby gloomers."
"A recent study by the Aviva Company in the UK says that over 60% of the population over 50 is worried about having enough pension and savings to get them through retirement. Thus the newly coined term ‘baby gloomers’."
Today, he looks back on his old certainties with sad bewilderment. Harry and Pamela, both in their late fifties, belong to the Baby Boomer generation that is now riddled with anxiety. Until the recent financial cataclysm, these disbelieving victims of the recession – the new "Baby Gloomers", as identified by this newspaper – had it made
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Have you heard an unusual name that caregivers or baby boomers have been given? We'd love to hear your comments below.