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June 5, 2004

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Baby boomers - all 76 million of them - are turning 50. Soon they will face the question: Where and how do I want to spend the last 30 years of my life?

And just as they have dramatically altered every other American institution that served them as they moved through their life cycle, aging boomers will change cities.

Joining us this week are Paul Hodge and Maddy Dychtwald.

Paul HodgeÊis founding director of theÊGlobal Generations Policy Initiative. He is a research fellow at the Hauser Center at the Kennedy School of Government, and he is the founding editor of the Harvard Generations Policy Journal.

Maddy Dychtwald is author of Cycles: How We Will Live, Work and Buy. As co-founder and senior vice president of the San Francisco-basedÊAge Wave, Inc., she analyzes and forecasts trends related to the baby boomer and over-50 populations. Frequently featured in newspapers, magazines and trade publications, she is currently working on her new book, Power Trends: Boomer Impact on the New Millennium Generation.

We'll talk about the affect of aging boomers on cities on "Smart City."

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