There is a silver lining in this recession for older workers. According to a recent Business Week article, Employers Avoid Axing Oldies but Goodies, companies continue to recruit Baby Boomers. Their knowledge is in high demand. According to Stephen Wing, director of workforce initiatives at CVS Caremark in Woonsocket, R.I. "When you're in your 50s and 60s, you're in your prime."
This isn't great news for Millennials, who are often the first on the chopping block. But at least many of them can return home. That is if they've even left home yet.