7. You Can Still Find Them Using Yahoo
You might wonder, who on earth still uses Yahoo, Hotmail, and MSN? Well, we’ll tell ya, tons of baby boomers out there still love using yahoo for many things, including reading trendy articles and the news. You’d be surprised by how some baby boomers still use the internet as if we were in 1999, refusing to adapt to the continuous changes happening every decade. So thanks to baby boomers, Yahoo is still doing business as usual.
8. Gender-Neutral Things Are Not Really Their Thing
Over the years, people have become increasingly conscious about gender roles, and how their imposition can be very detrimental to many groups of people. Sure, gender reveals have continued to gain popularity these days, but there have been many other advancements, including the introduction of gender-neutral spaces, toys, and other items. But for baby boomers, letting go of gendering absolutely everything in life seems to be extremely hard, with gender fluidity being an almost foreign concept to them.
9. Processed Foods Are Still Their Jam
Something that has also continued to evolve with the years is the consciousness around healthy eating and the importance of nourishing the body from the inside out. Yet, for many baby boomers, processed, canned, and packaged foods are still their go-to. This has a reason though; when they were growing up, companies were constantly looking for new and sustainable ways to keep their products for a longer time in supermarket shelves, which also means that they come with crazy amounts of preservatives and sugars.
10. They Use Emails For More Than Just Work
While emails are mostly used for school and work purposes in our days, many of us still have that uncle or aunt who still sends an email just saying hi, or forwarding an “interesting” and also meaningless text. In fact, there are still many baby boomers who see the need to use their emails to catch up with people, though millennials mostly use platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, and Snapchat for those.
11. They Still Tend To Keep Their Paperwork
It’s hard to think of anyone who likes large amounts of paperwork, especially in the younger and more environmentally conscious generations. Yet, we are still able to see tons of baby boomers storing all of their paperwork on shelves at home, in their offices, or even in storage somewhere. Medical forms, bills, and finances are spread all over, while millennials have learned to take care of these things through their computers nowadays. Businesses now use online payments and online documents much more than the real thing.