Editor’s note: Read Erica’s follow-up piece in which she responds to the varied reactions to “geriatric millennial” here.
The first time I heard “geriatric millennial” I thought it was an oxymoron. Sarcastic, even. But as I thought more deeply about it, I realized how perfectly it describes so many of us. Geriatric millennials are a special micro-generation born in the early 1980s that are comfortable with both analog and digital forms of communication. They were the first generation to grow up with technology like a PC in their homes.
If they were slightly older, they would have left college to…
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