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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Five things you should know about Tim Driver

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The chief executive of is about to launch a new venture.

Philips to move company headquarters from Andover to Cambridge

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The health care tech giant says about 2,000 employees will work in the new building by 2020.

Baby boomers destroyed their hearing. Biotech is trying to fix it

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At least half a dozen biotechs, including two well-funded local startups, are working on potential breakthroughs in the way hearing loss is treated.

For some, the later years signal it’s time for a life change

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Many baby boomers ask what they can do with the rest of their lives. Those who reinvent themselves are the outliers, and have much to teach others contemplating a second act.