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May 7, 2014 at 6:02 AM

Boomers and millennials: New leadership needed in D.C. to solve entitlement problem

What guest columnist Paul Taylor talks about was predicted decades ago [“Ease the burden of aging baby boomers on millennials,” Opinion, May 3]. The chickens have come home to roost and the millennials understand this quite well. Where this column gets laughable is the proposition that our current crop of political leaders can “rediscover…


Comments | More in Entitlement programs | Topics: baby boomers, Medicare, millennials

September 6, 2013 at 6:54 AM

Grandparents Day

Long-term care This Grandparents Day (Sunday), it is important that we take a minute to celebrate our aging loved ones and reflect on all the ways we can promote caring across generations. All around the country, including right here in Seattle, groups are organizing storytelling activities and service projects that honor intergenerational relationships, highlight aging with dignity…


Comments | More in Economy, Health care | Topics: aging, baby boomers, generations

June 24, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Paying tuition with a summer job is no longer feasible

Taxes should be raised I appreciate Danny Westneat’s candor in exposing the myth of the self-made man in this country. [“Yes, we paid tuition with summer job,” NW Sunday, June 23.] He has rightly pointed out that his generation and the one before him were able to work their way through college because back then, college…


Comments | More in Economy, Education | Topics: baby boomers, blame, college