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Today's seniors redefining retirement by aging actively

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Fergus Falls, Minn. - It's going to take more than lunch and bingo to keep the latest generation of retirees happy.

Today's retirees, particularly the baby boom generation, are determined to stay healthy and active and live with a purpose.


In fact, some growl when the word "senior" is used to describe their stage of life.

" 'Senior' just says 'old,' " and they don't like it," said Kathy Sporre, director of the Fergus Falls Senior Citizens Program.

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