Tag Archives: 55 living

What Makes an Active Lifestyle Community?

What an 55+, or age-targeted community is not, is a retirement facility. In fact most of the people who buy homes in these communities are far from retiring, yet find the lifestyle, and amenities the perfect fit for their active lives. Basically you get to pick your flavor whether you’re a serious golf enthusiast, a nature lover, or a gym rat. These communities are scattered throughout the country with a variety of geographic locations from urban to rural. Some provide lavish resort style amenities, and others are simpler offering only exterior home maintenance. Age-targeted, or age-restricted, active lifestyle communities are made for today’s on the go boomers, and empty nesters wanting less maintenance, and a peer community atmosphere.

How to Reduce Expenses in Retirement

Many seniors find it very difficult to manage with the fixed income they have in retirement. This makes a significant impact on how they live during their golden years. If you are worried about your cost of living, during retirement, here are some ways you can reduce expenses in retirement.

Do we Know what Thanksgiving is all about

Thanksgiving is just a few days away now. For most of us Thanksgiving is a holiday to be enjoyed with good food amongst family and friends. It is a time to prepare the turkey and enjoy the company of your family and loved ones. The question is though, what do we really know about the history of Thanksgiving?

Yoga Exercises for Seniors

Yoga is a form of exercise suitable for adults of all ages. It is extremely beneficial for combating fatigue, stress and pain. Yoga exercises for seniors help with core strength and balance minimizing fall-related injuries. Yoga also helps alleviate various health issues and help seniors feel young and vital. Although you may not be able to do some of the various yoga poses, here are some that can improve your wellbeing and quality of life.

Questions to Ask when Buying a Condo

If you are sick of mowing the lawn or worrying about the exterior of your home you should consider retiring to a condominium community. If you decide to go for a condo community, there are a few questions you need to ask when doing so. Here are four of them.

Do Retirees Need Health Insurance?

Health insurance is usually offered in your work place. However, it has become a huge challenge for many employers. Over the last two decades, many large companies have stopped offering health insurance after retirement. If you are 65, you can rely on Medicare to take care of your health costs. But, what happens if you are not 65 and retired without health insurance?

Medical Tests for Men in their 50s

You have come to a stage in your life where you know your priorities. Family and work life used to be on top of your list. Now, after reaching 50, your health should also be in the first three. If you wish to enjoy the rest of your life and savor every moment of it with family and friends, you should consider getting these medical tests. The regularity of these tests depends on your doctor.

Tips for Active Adults on Handling Finances

Older adults face a number of challenges as they age. One of these challenges is handling finances. These issues include how to pay for medical expenses and how to maintain their lifestyle on a fixed income. Here are a few financial tips for seniors on how to handle their money matters.