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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For those who receive — and deliver — Meals on Wheels, more than nutrition is on the menu

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For hundreds of thousands of people in Massachusetts, many of whom are hungry and isolated, Meals on Wheels is a daily human connection to the outside world.

Boomers are going bionic, and they want joint replacements to let them do it all

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Aging Americans are getting so many new hips, knees, shoulders, and ankles that orthopedic surgeons are having trouble handling demand.

With legal pot sales coming, baby boomers are ready to resume the party

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For some, the coming of legal pot sales means an opportunity to resume a long-lost lifestyle.

If you’re over 65, here’s one of the best-kept secrets in Mass.

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Massachusetts allows cash-strapped homeowners over age 65 to defer paying property taxes, a way to stay in their homes amid rising tax bills.