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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Help wanted, but not from older workers: Many struggle to find jobs as employers post openings

By , Globe Staff

Despite the tight labor market, many employees over 50 struggle to find work in the fields where they built their careers.

Gay boomers look ahead to an old age colored by uncertainty and the help of friends

By , Globe Staff

They might lack the extended family networks that straight people can count on to provide inter-generational support, relying instead on their peers.

‘Some people play golf or tennis. I do stone walls’

By , Globe Staff

Bill Doherty is 84. Most of his contemporaries have retired. He’s out working.

Downtrodden fans mourn tough end to surprisingly strong Celtics season

By J.D. Capelouto , Globe Correspondent

Fans who packed the bars outside of TD Garden on Sunday night were left with one overwhelming feeling: disappointment.