Baby Boomers Look for a Revved-Up Retirement
May 9, 2006 “” For years, Bob and Dottie Davis lived wherever his jobs in the oil industry took them. Then five years ago, the baby boomer couple began planning for early retirement.
“This time we could choose where we wanted to go, and that’s exciting and it’s scary,” Dottie said.
They passed up Hawaii, Southern California and Santa Fe, N.M., winding up in Asheville, N.C., near the University of North Carolina campus.
They’ve enrolled in several classes, including yoga, which Dottie attends weekly.
As more than 77 million baby boomers approach retirement, a growing number are simply not content to sit on a beach.