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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New research grant will enable Framingham Heart Study to explore biology of aging

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The Framingham Heart Study, the nation’s longest running multigenerational study of cardiovascular disease, will expand its research thanks to a new federal grant of $38 million.

New dementia care approaches are emerging to support patients and families as drugs falter

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At Hebrew SeniorLife, a Center for Memory Health launched last week is part of a national push to rethink dementia care.

‘I’ve earned it.’ Or have they? Are senior discounts deserved?

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For a frugal tribe of bargain-hunting seniors, scarfing up the potpourri of newly available discounts can take some of the sting out of a milestone birthday.

Elizabeth Chen named to head state elder affairs office

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The veteran health care and biotech leader will be the next state secretary of elder affairs, the Baker administration said Friday.