Aging baby boomers a boon, some say

Posted: December 27, 2012 at 1:18 a.m.

Personal Trainer Elizabeth Reighard spots for client Mary Smith as she runs her through a workout at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic Center in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Monday, December 17, 2012. (Steve Jessmore/Myrtle Beach Sun-News/MCT)

With millions of baby boomers reaching retirement age, fears are mounting about the potential economic effect if they follow the pattern of previous generations by curbing spending while claiming Social Security and Medicare benefits.

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Business, Pages 21 on 12/27/2012