demographics http://kplu.org en '65 on 65' – Baby boomers reflect on aging http://kplu.org/post/65-65-%E2%80%93-baby-boomers-reflect-aging <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-982167.mp3</p><p>The first of the nation&rsquo;s 75 million baby boomers are turning 65 this year. That&rsquo;s a milestone that incites a lot of fear. But at least one woman thinks it doesn&rsquo;t have to be that way.&nbsp;</p><p>Kaycee Krysty, the former CEO and now &quot;president emerita&quot; of the Seattle wealth management firm, Laird Norton Tyee, believes baby boomers are redefining an age once known as the end of work and productivity. She is challenging her generation to write 65 words on turning 65.&nbsp; (If you&#39;d like to join her, click <a href="http://www.lntyee.com/regenu65.shtm">here</a>.)</p><p> Wed, 17 Aug 2011 14:25:26 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2301 at http://kplu.org '65 on 65' – Baby boomers reflect on aging Idaho more youthful, Oregon grayer than national median age http://kplu.org/post/idaho-more-youthful-oregon-grayer-national-median-age <p>The American West is home to more young people than any other region of the country according to new data from the U.S. Census. Still there are differences in the age demographics within our region. Mon, 30 May 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Tom Banse 1693 at http://kplu.org Idaho more youthful, Oregon grayer than national median age