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

Senior scams proliferate as fraudsters deploy new tactics and technologies

By , Globe Staff

A barrage of robocalls, pop-up computer messages, “spoofing” with fake area codes, and other technologies used by scammers has put senior cons at or near record levels nationally.

Across the generations, a campaign emerges to counter age segregation

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The movement seeks to buck a trend in which older and younger people are increasingly segregated in housing, work, and even spiritual life.

Closing of 5 South Coast facilities leaves state with fewer nursing home beds

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The closing of five sites operated by Skyline Healthcare, and the transfer of all residents and their medical records, is expected to be complete by May 24.

Researchers seek to gauge impact of gambling parlors on nearby seniors

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Plainridge Park Casino will be the focus of a study by UMass Boston and the nonprofit Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling.