Robert Weisman

Robert Weisman reports on Baby Boomers -- their work, health, money, and lifestyle -- and life after 50. He is particularly interested in retirement and reinvention, aging, and second acts. In his 18 years at The Globe, Weisman has previously worked as a technology editor and a business writer covering high-tech and venture capital, aerospace, management issues, hospitals, health insurance, and life sciences. Before coming to The Globe, he was a business editor and writer for the Seattle Times, Hartford Courant, and New Haven Register. He is a native of Norwich, Conn., and a graduate of Boston University.

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N.E. Teamsters facing $5.1b pension shortfall, putting retirees at risk

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“You’re banking on having a pension you’re going to retire on. If we don’t find a solution, that pension’s not going to be there,” an analyst said.

These business veterans see mentoring as ‘a two-way street’

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Intergenerational mentoring is gaining momentum across the country as older and retired executives share their insights with younger nonprofit leaders.

Toughest talk: Medical students learn to discuss patients’ wishes for end-of-life care

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In the nation’s first joint program of its kind, the state’s four medical schools — UMass, Harvard, Tufts, and BU — are developing standards for end-of-life medical training.

‘Trump bump’? Despite bulging retirement accounts, many don’t credit president

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Many investors in or near retirement — especially in this deep-blue state — aren’t praising the president for their improving financial prospects.