Generation X: 5 Health Risks You Need to Know About (Infographic)
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Health risks for America's "sandwich generation" of 1965-1980
If this description resonates with you, you may be a member of Generation X, also known as “America’s neglected middle child,” the boomerang generation and the sandwich generation. Generation X adults were born between 1965 and 1980, after the infamous Baby Boomers and before Millennials, the largest generation in history.
Your late 30s and 40s are a time of transition. Some of the indicators of heart health — such as blood pressure, waistline and cholesterol — may begin to creep upward, putting you on notice that you cannot take your heart health for granted. You’ll also start noticing normal signs of aging, including graying hair, thinning skin and even your first few wrinkles.