Tag Archives: Active Adult Lifestyle

Travel Tips That Give Jet Lag the Boot

Jet setting season is fast upon us with baby boomers, and retirees heading off to far off places, to explore the world or take a domestic excursion. Traveling is an exciting way to experience life beyond our own backyards, and meet new people, but can also be draining especially when we transition between time zones, and disrupt our normal rhythm. Train, plane or automobile, active adults can learn to outsmart jet lag, and take advantage of every adventurous moment with travel-friendly tips worth packing their bags for.

Travel guide writer Rick Steve’s is most known for his popular European travel television series that takes viewers behind the scenes to explore the roads less traveled through the eyes of a local. One of his most useful tips when traveling abroad is setting your clock to wherever your destination may be, and get moving! Fresh air, and exercise is the best way to combat jet lag, and travel fatigue. Make it a point to drop your things off at the hotel, and lace up your walking shoes. Keeping up with the current time zone will help to regulate your internal clock, and give you more time to soak in your surroundings.

10 Brain Foods that Prevent Dementia after 50

Dementia is a word that scares many older adults. However, did you know, consuming healthy foods when you are 50 lowers your risk of dementia by 90%? This is according to a thesis published by the University of Eastern Finland. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of these brain foods.

Tips on Downsizing for the Active Adult

Moving out of your home can be a difficult and stressful process. No matter how long you have lived in a place, leaving it for downsizing purposes can be difficult. However, it has to be done. So, the best thing is to start early and work at a comfortable pace. This way, you can take plenty of breaks to walk down memory lane. Here are a few steps to make this difficult transition a bit easier.

Four Reasons to Pursue a Healthy Lifestyle

It is common knowledge to ensure a healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle consists of eating the right foods, exercising regularly and managing stress. These healthy lifestyle choices can make a significant difference on many aspects of your life. So, if you wish to increase the length and quality of your life, here are four reasons to do so.

Active Adult Communities with Outdoor Games Enjoyed by Seniors

Retired seniors have a thing for the outdoors. They love spending time riding bikes and walking and sightseeing. They love sitting on benches in parks and breathing in fresh air. You wonder why they do this, and the answer is, after many years of working indoors, behind a desk, they are now making the most of the time they have to enjoy the outdoors. Plus, it’s a great way socialize; get some sun and vitamin D and exercise. This is the reason many active adult communities specialize in all kinds of outdoor games for seniors. Here are a few outdoor games and retirement communities that feature these games.

10 Great Places to Retire for Active Adult Sports Fans

Retirement gives you many options. It leaves you with time to do just about anything you want. So, if you are a serious sports fan and want to live in a city where you can live and breathe basketball or football or tennis, here are 10 great retirement options.

Home Buying Myths for the Active Adult

Buying a home can be a real challenge, what with all the advice you will get from friends and family. So many factors have to be considered, most often, it will leave your head spinning. How do you separate fact from fiction? Here are some common home buying myths.

5 Sports Activities Seniors can Engage in to Stay Young and Healthy

The answer to heart health and aging gracefully is not only eating the right foods and getting the proper number of hours of sleep. It also includes staying active. Your energy levels and brain activity increase greatly by keeping your body moving. An active lifestyle will also minimize many ailments which many seniors suffer with. Here are some sports activities that you can engage in to stay young and healthy.