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Survey: Boomers feel average 13 years younger
upi ^ | Nov. 1, 2013

Posted on 11/01/2013 8:24:42 PM PDT by JoeProBono

MCLEAN, Va.,- A Virginia cocoa extract supplement company said its survey of members of the baby boomer generation indicates 63 percent feel younger than their age.

The CocoaVia National Healthy Aging Outlook Survey, conducted online by Toluna on half of Cocoavia, owned by Mars Inc. of McLean, Va., found 63 percent of the 2,200 adults ages 40-to-65 felt an average of 13 years younger than their age.

The Sept. 22-27 poll indicated 13 percent of women in the boomer generation feel 30 years old or younger.

The survey indicates 68 percent of boomers are enjoying the current phase of their lives and 78 percent described themselves as healthy.

CocoaVia did not release a margin of error for the survey.


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1 posted on 11/01/2013 8:24:42 PM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono
depends on the day... sometimes i feel 13 years OLDER!!!
2 posted on 11/01/2013 8:26:04 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Amen!


3 posted on 11/01/2013 8:27:06 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: Chode


4 posted on 11/01/2013 8:29:45 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: All

I feel 13 pounds lighter.


5 posted on 11/01/2013 8:32:21 PM PDT by Peter ODonnell (It wasn't this cold before global warming)
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To: JoeProBono
63 percent feel younger than their age.

Is that physically or mentally? The way they vote indicates the latter.

6 posted on 11/01/2013 8:32:40 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Chode

depends on the day... sometimes i feel 13 years OLDER!!!

The last five years have left me feeling like Methuselah!


7 posted on 11/01/2013 8:34:10 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Bernard Marx


8 posted on 11/01/2013 8:37:12 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono
It's not so much that I feel 13 years younger than my age, it's that most other people think I'm about 8 to 13 years younger than I am, based on my apparently younger appearance. When people find out how old I am, nobody can believe it. That's the universal reaction I get. So I tell people, "I must have picked the right parents." And it probably helps that I never smoked cigarettes and don't drink very much.
9 posted on 11/01/2013 8:39:24 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Baby boomer)
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To: Mastador1

That is only because the last 5 years have been like 50 and it ain’t over yet and it may not ever be over for us.


10 posted on 11/01/2013 8:40:24 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: Charles Henrickson


11 posted on 11/01/2013 8:43:07 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Sequoyah101
That is only because the last 5 years have been like 50 and it ain’t over yet and it may not ever be over for us.

It's permanent recession like Japan, or a quick, violent reset.

Otherwise, we can hope for a Cruz-led Tea Party takeover of the government, due to Americans' anger at Democraps and Obamacare.

12 posted on 11/01/2013 8:43:36 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: JoeProBono

I feel like I’m 45. My knees say I need a reality check.


13 posted on 11/01/2013 8:44:09 PM PDT by xkaydet65 (.You have never tasted freedom, else you would know it is purchased not with gold but with steel)
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To: JoeProBono
found 63 percent of the 2,200 adults ages 40-to-65 felt an average of 13 years younger than their age.

If I were a 40 year old boomer I would feel pretty young also, since Sarah Palin is almost as young as boomers come, and she is 49 years old.

14 posted on 11/01/2013 8:44:36 PM PDT by ansel12 ( Democrats-"a party that since antebellum times has been bent on the dishonoring of humanity.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

And if that happens we just lurch from left to right and back again to left. America will no longer be conservative without hard lessons. Without hard lessons there will only be hard line widely spaced factions.


15 posted on 11/01/2013 8:46:32 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: JoeProBono

You betch’ya!


16 posted on 11/01/2013 8:47:10 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: windcliff

This’ll be you. Who says growing old is the wrong direction?


17 posted on 11/01/2013 8:49:55 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: ansel12


18 posted on 11/01/2013 8:50:21 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Sequoyah101
And if that happens we just lurch from left to right and back again to left.

That would be an improvement over all-Left, all the time. We have been on a steady leftward course for over 100 years.

It's well past time to fight.

The eventual goal is the destruction of Leftist ideology. Imagine all the people, living life in peace.

19 posted on 11/01/2013 8:53:49 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: windcliff

These truly are “The Best Years Of Our Lives”.


20 posted on 11/01/2013 8:54:14 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: xkaydet65


21 posted on 11/01/2013 8:56:52 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Same here, I just turned 50, met a 33 & 59 year old gals last week both thought I was in my late 30’s, had to show them my license to prove I was 50. Its in the genes...


22 posted on 11/01/2013 8:58:25 PM PDT by VastRWCon (LARGE PRINT GIVE IT, small print take it away.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

A nice imagine but it just isn’t in the cards for this life. A little break from this mess would be really nice though.

Yes, we have been compromising and sliding for the better part of a hundred years. Most of it seems to have been the last 50 or 60 though. It is our turn for the Crisis of this Secula. (The Fourth Turning)


23 posted on 11/01/2013 9:03:12 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: JoeProBono
How in hell am I supposed to know how a 79 year old feels?

What a BS statement with no factual basis..........

24 posted on 11/01/2013 9:03:24 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: VastRWCon
This is me from a couple years ago:

I'm 60 now, but look about the same. Nobody can believe I'm that old.

25 posted on 11/01/2013 9:06:18 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Baby boomer)
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To: JoeProBono
Whatever happened to that brokebackridge dude that used to regularly flame Boomers?

He get the Zot? Sure should have, seemed to be here only to pick arguments and hate on other FReepers, Boomers in particular.

26 posted on 11/01/2013 9:06:40 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: JoeProBono

13 years? Every time they forget their Depends, they feel absolutely childish.


27 posted on 11/01/2013 9:10:02 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Charles Henrickson
I'm 60 now, but look about the same. Nobody can believe I'm that old.

What about that portrait in the back room?

28 posted on 11/01/2013 9:10:40 PM PDT by Stentor
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To: Charles Henrickson

Yep you don’t look 60 or 50, its in the genes, my whole family looks younger than our ages, drank/smoked most of my life, so I know its genes not bad habits.


29 posted on 11/01/2013 9:13:32 PM PDT by VastRWCon (LARGE PRINT GIVE IT, small print take it away.)
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To: Stentor
What about that portrait in the back room?

OK, so my portrait is aging a bit. . . .


30 posted on 11/01/2013 9:14:37 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Baby boomer)
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To: xkaydet65
Check 1,2 Check 1,2 Knees to Brain, Knees to Brain, SLOW DOWN, or else...
31 posted on 11/01/2013 9:16:54 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: JoeProBono
thank God i don't need Viagra, yet...
32 posted on 11/01/2013 9:22:19 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

33 posted on 11/01/2013 9:25:35 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Probably that accounts for their behavior as well, and those on the left can’t claim to be intellectually or morally more than 13 years *old*.


34 posted on 11/01/2013 9:27:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Charles Henrickson
OK, so my portrait is aging a bit. . . .

Can you imagine what Henry Waxman's portrait looks like?

35 posted on 11/01/2013 9:34:40 PM PDT by Stentor
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To: JoeProBono

It’s all about how you want to live your life.

People tell me they think I’m between 7-10 years younger than I actually am. I could probably push it further if I didn’t love fine Bourbon so much.

I work with a guy in his 70s who has been with the company for 50 years. He could pass for being in his mid 50s.

But, there are people younger than I am who seem like senior citizens. They creak when they walk and can barely function. They fight against technology, moan about their pains and live sad lives.

My goal is to live life to the fullest and drop dead one day after partying with girls half my age. Luckily, this is legal, if not ethical.

...and you can call me a dirty old man. I don’t care.


36 posted on 11/01/2013 9:35:04 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: VastRWCon

No, they were just putting you on. Women enjoy doing that.


37 posted on 11/01/2013 9:39:01 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: JoeProBono

That’s me-— last row, 7th in from the left.


38 posted on 11/01/2013 10:12:20 PM PDT by Exit148
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To: Exit148

And I’m starting to feel my age.


39 posted on 11/01/2013 10:13:50 PM PDT by Exit148
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To: Charles Henrickson
Amen to that (not smoking and drinking little) though I know some others with similar limits on alcohol and no tobacco but they look every day their chronological age!

I can pass for at least 15 or 18 years younger and I always claim picking the right parents and grandparents, is the key!

Being content with one's life and loving God and others helps drive those lines away too!

40 posted on 11/01/2013 10:42:43 PM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: JoeProBono

What I know for sure is I look and feel much older than I did 13yrs ago.


41 posted on 11/01/2013 11:51:00 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: JoeProBono

The age of Viagra has its rejuvenating effects...


42 posted on 11/02/2013 3:33:56 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: trebb

43 posted on 11/02/2013 4:28:25 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

Hmmm...with age-appropriate contact lenses she’d probably see those nasty rocks she’s about to crash into. Ouch!


44 posted on 11/03/2013 11:10:22 AM PST by Bernard Marx
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To: Bernard Marx

45 posted on 11/03/2013 11:15:06 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Bernard Marx

LOL!


46 posted on 11/03/2013 2:24:52 PM PST by Bernard Marx
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