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- n. The period or condition of middle age, especially as a time of transition comparable to adolescence.
Second adulthood then begins in the mid-forties, starting with "middlescence," a period of experimentation akin to a second adolescence, from the mid-forties to around fifty.
Psychologists describe the mid-life transition as “middlescence”—the second coming of adolescence, without the complexion problems.
In middlescence, Baby Boomers often found these forms empty.
As the boomers pass through middlescence and on to maturity, five key factors will reshape supply and demand:
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