Jackie Crosby

Reporter | The generations
Phone: 612-673-7335
Jackie Crosby writes about the boomers, GenXers, millennials and beyond.

Recent content from Jackie Crosby

The first generation of the 21st century is diverse and digital

The first generation of the 21st century is shaping up to be diverse and digital. But are we really going to call it Gen Z?

Updated: March 18, 2015, - 11:56 AM

New generation leads revival of shape-note singing tradition

Young singers are breathing new life into shape note, one of the oldest forms of American music.

Updated: March 14, 2015, - 09:33 PM

Edwin Lundie filled his houses with hand-designed touches

Overshadowed by others, architect/craftsman Edwin Lundie created scores of Minnesota houses notable for their artisanship.

Updated: March 06, 2015, - 10:45 PM

Surprise! Retirees 'upsize' housing

A good chunk of the 65-and-older set are moving into larger homes or sinking big bucks into remodeling projects to create the homes of their dreams.

Updated: March 01, 2015, - 07:01 PM

Don't call us old: Baby boomers reject traditional terms for aging

As baby boomers reject traditional terms for aging, businesses and marketers scramble to find the right words.

Updated: February 24, 2015, - 08:37 AM

National Forest Lodge, where winter reigns

The National Forest Lodge offers cross-country trails, rustic cabins and piles of snowy fun.

Updated: February 07, 2015, - 09:27 PM

Mayo seeks to dominate with data

Mayo Clinic sees the emerging field of big data analytics as a crucial strategy to defend and reinforce its standing as an elite medical institution, particularly as health reform efforts and federal belt-tightening change the way doctors get paid.

Updated: January 30, 2015, - 07:57 PM

Balance tips from boomers to millennials

Millennials will soon outnumber baby boomers in the United States, and sometime this year they are expected to become a majority of the workforce. Suddenly, Maple Grove workplace consultant Sarah Sladek is in high demand.

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 03:20 PM

As older Minnesota volunteers leave, who will replace them?

Reliable, longtime volunteers, who were shaped by the Great Depression and WWII, are dying or getting too old to do the work. Baby boomers aren’t stepping in to fill their shoes — at least not in the same way.

Updated: January 26, 2015, - 06:04 AM

Stop sharing germs at work: 'Presenteeism' is making us sick

In a recent column for the New York Times, science and culture writer Daniel Engber took aim at the workplace madness that compels people to come to work sick, and it struck a nerve.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 05:54 PM

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