All this social distancing has motivated many of us to focus on how to tidy and organize our personal spaces. As we ease into summer, there are many things you can do to not only put order to your home and yard but make these places safer for you and your loved ones during this warm season.
When the time comes to relocate during retirement, be sure to talk about it with your spouse. Here are some tips to get you started.
There is something about the way children light up a room that is magical. And nothing illustrates that energy better than witnessing a child interacting with an older adult. It often brings out the best in both of them. This creates an emotional bond that is invaluable and so important for both groups in today’s world.
Many seniors are no longer working and don’t have an income source. This can be a stressful factor to adjust to as you have only a fixed budget each month from savings and retirement funds. There are plenty of ways to save money that won’t leave you wishing you could go back to work. Here are a few ways to save money:
Each New Year is a gift. It’s another opportunity to take stock of our lives and decide what we’d like to change. We can make changes large and small. We’ve gathered here 12 New Year’s resolutions specifically for seniors, including practical resolutions.
How do you make new friends when all the usual methods of making friends have changed? As a child and young adult, you likely made most of your friends through school. As an adult, you made friends with coworkers and fellow parents. But as a retiree, where do you go?
If your health insurance coverage comes through your spouse’s job, you may lose that coverage when he or she retires and goes on Medicare. Not so long ago, this was a scary and expensive prospect, but things have changed.
Let’s talk about how grandparents can connect with their grandchildren in real, meaningful ways. It’s important to recognize the importance of intergenerational family connections, so here are 10 things that grandparents can do to help them connect with their grandchildren, whether they are 5 or 25 years old.
After working all those years, the day has finally come for you to retire. You fill out your paperwork, your co-workers throw you a part, and finally you say your goodbyes. Now what?
Looking for a fountain of youth? I’ve long noticed that older travelers seem younger than average in their appearance, attitudes, and energy levels. Travel is an excellent way to stay young in spirit — and many senior adventurers are proclaiming, “Age matters only if you’re a cheese” as they plan their next trip (and the one after that).
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