Reporter

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.

Latest stories

Who are you calling senior? For older folks, some terms are fast becoming radioactive

By , Globe staff

Words once commonly used to describe older folks and their lives — elderly, geriatric, golden years — are now viewed by many as patronizing and unacceptable.

Startups focusing on aging have a home in new Kendall Square incubator

By , Globe Staff

Agency, ramping up in a hip new Cambridge Innovation Center building, styles itself as a “global longevity collective.”

Medford musician fights eviction from home of 70 years

By , Globe Staff

A series of stumbles left Joe Lentino at the mercy of a reverse mortgage company, embroiling him in a legal nightmare and putting his home in jeopardy.

Senior groups struggle to attract ‘forever young’ baby boomers

By , Globe Staff

Baby boomers are prized recruitment targets for senior associations and nonprofits seeking to rejuvenate themselves as their membership ages.