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Don’t Let Limited Mobility Stop You

16 September, 2021


Being wheelchair-bound, or having mobility issues can be frustrating, and exercise might seem like the last thing someone sees themselves doing. Physical fitness is essential for elderly, and disabled individuals helping to maintain muscle tone, improve range of motion, and prevent blood clots from prolonged periods of inactivity. The good news is that seniors can still engage in daily exercise even if getting up and around isn’t an option. Adopting...read more

Embracing Your Single Lifestyle

16 September, 2021


I confess that I'm guilty of typical “single girl” habits like eating ice cream out of the carton (on the couch), dancing to my playlist of guilty pleasure tunes, and while I don’t own a cat, my golden retriever is the love of my life. Sure, having a man in my life someday would be amazing, but I've realized over the years that being single has its advantages, and I’ve met more than a few senior singles in my day that are l...read more

Is Independent Living the Right Choice?

16 September, 2021


For many older adults, making any changes in moving can be considered as the loss of their independence. However, this does not have to be the case. Independent living is not about staying in your home. It is about making your life easy. In order to live an independent life, you need to acknowledge your limitations and, sometim...read more

Choosing a Landlord Over a Lender Part II

16 September, 2021


Financial Perks of Renting



A mortgage loan is a potential 30-year commitment that some may not want to deal with later in life. If you've found yourself free of debt, it stands to reason you wouldn't want to add this to your cle...read more

Choosing a Landlord Over a Lender Part I

16 September, 2021


Owning a home has been the gold standard when it comes to defining stability, and financial success, however for baby boomers, and retirees, renting has become the growing trend for practicality, and affordability. By 2030, one out of every five Americans will be 65 or older according to...read more

Choosing a Landlord Over a Lender Part I

16 September, 2021


Financial Perks of Renting



A mortgage loan is a potential 30-year commitment that some may not want to deal with later in life. If you've found yourself free of debt, it stands to reason you wouldn't want to add this to your cle...read more

Choosing a Landlord Over a Lender Part I

16 September, 2021


Owning a home has been the gold standard when it comes to defining stability, and financial success, however for baby boomers, and retirees, renting has become the growing trend for practicality, and affordability. By 2030, one out of every five Americans will be 65 or older according to...read more

Budget Friendly Travel Hacks

16 September, 2021


Whether you plan to travel for the holidays, or you’re daydreaming about a summer getaway, traveling in your 50’s and beyond is an exciting time for adventure. Maybe you’re an empty nester, or recently retired, but wherever you find yourself, now is the perfect time to pull out the map, and start setting some goals. While jet-setting to Tahiti, might be a little extravagant, there are a few savvy strategies to get you out and exploring t...read more

Health Benefits of Ginger

01 September, 2021


Ginger adds a certain zest and zing to your foods. It’s aromatic and spicy and is excellent with any type of dish, especially stir-fries. Fresh ginger root is not a seasonal herb, and therefore, is available year-round. Not only does ginger provide flavor to your foods, but it also has many health benefits. Here are some of them.



Anti-Inflammatory Benefits


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Helpful Home Maintenance Tips for the Fall

01 September, 2021


Fall is here. This means your home is going through yet another change in temperature and weather conditions. Your home goes through so many changes; you really need to conduct seasonal maintenance every season. If you have not prepared your home for this fall, here are some helpful home maint...read more

Technology Gadgets for Seniors

01 September, 2021


Seniors are quite tech-savvy these days. Give them an Ipad and they know exactly what to do with it. More than 80% of seniors know how to use the internet. If you are not one of these seniors, it’s time you got with the program.


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Easy and Tasty Labor Day Weekend Barbeque Ideas

01 September, 2021


It is time to put away the bikinis and board shorts and sunscreen and pull out coats, scarves, and hats. The Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, and if you have decided on a barbeque to celebrate the end of the summer, here are a few ideas for a tasty Labor Day weekend barbeque.



Grilled Steak Burgers with Port Wine Spread



This is a tasty Labor Day we...read more

The Three H’s of Autumn

01 September, 2021


The shorter summer days and crispness of the air are nature’s signals that it’s time to start preparing for winter. Depending on the climate where you live or are considering moving to, the list of tasks may seem endless. Here’s a shortlist of tasks that can be checked off your to-do list no matter where you reside.



Health



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Financial Reasons to Continue Working after Retirement

01 September, 2021


For some older adults, retirement does not mean playing golf all day and sipping iced tea at the beach. For these older adults, it means continuing working after retirement. This is because, some retirees, although they don’t want to work, do so for financial reasons. Here are some of these financial reasons.




  • Inadequate savings – Many boomers put off saving for...read more

Financial Reasons to Continue Working after Retirement

01 September, 2021


For some older adults, retirement does not mean playing golf all day and sipping iced tea at the beach. For these older adults, it means continuing working after retirement. This is because, some retirees, although they don’t want to work, do so for financial reasons. Here are some of these financial reasons.




  • Inadequate savings – Many boomers put off saving for...read more

Health Benefits of Ginger

01 September, 2021


Ginger adds a certain zest and zing to your foods. It’s aromatic and spicy and is excellent with any type of dish, especially stir-fries. Fresh ginger root is not a seasonal herb, and therefore, is available year-round. Not only does ginger provide flavor to your foods, but it also has many health benefits. Here are some of them.



Anti-Inflammatory Benefits


read more

Helpful Home Maintenance Tips for the Fall

01 September, 2021


Fall is here. This means your home is going through yet another change in temperature and weather conditions. Your home goes through so many changes; you really need to conduct seasonal maintenance every season. If you have not prepared your home for this fall, here are some helpful home maint...read more

Technology Gadgets for Seniors

01 September, 2021


Seniors are quite tech-savvy these days. Give them an Ipad and they know exactly what to do with it. More than 80% of seniors know how to use the internet. If you are not one of these seniors, it’s time you got with the program.


read more

Easy and Tasty Labor Day Weekend Barbeque Ideas

01 September, 2021


It is time to put away the bikinis and board shorts and sunscreen and pull out coats, scarves, and hats. The Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, and if you have decided on a barbeque to celebrate the end of the summer, here are a few ideas for a tasty Labor Day weekend barbeque.



Grilled Steak Burgers with Port Wine Spread



This is a tasty Labor Day we...read more

The Three H’s of Autumn

01 September, 2021


The shorter summer days and crispness of the air are nature’s signals that it’s time to start preparing for winter. Depending on the climate where you live or are considering moving to, the list of tasks may seem endless. Here’s a shortlist of tasks that can be checked off your to-do list no matter where you reside.



Health



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Planning for Retirement in your 50s

06 September, 2020


For us, die-hard dog people, no dogs allowed sign is the bane of our existence. Fortunately, many cities across the country have rolled out the welcome mat for our fur kids providing amenities like sidewalk water stations, with some restaurants even offering a menu for their four-legged clientele. You’ve got to love a place where green grass is plentiful, off-leash parks are the norm, and there’s a poop back dispenser everywhere you go. Accord...read more

Healthy Living is the Heartbeat of Boulder

06 September, 2020


Boulder, Colorado is synonymous with spectacular scenery, a focus on education, and most known for promoting a healthy lifestyle. Anyone who’s visited this city can say it doesn’t take much persuasion to get out into the mountain air. With views of the breathtaking Rocky Mountains and an undeniable energetic vibe, Boulder has a reputation for making an outdoor enthusiast out of just about anyone. Whether it’s hitting the slopes, or hikin...read more

Ageless Living in the City of Roses

06 September, 2020


Portland, Oregon has it all for Baby Boomers and beyond. This city is vibrant, and trendy with a youthful vibe that’s hard to beat. Pedestrian-friendly with a walkable downtown, convenient public transit, and high ranking medical facilities make Portland the perfect spot to age in place. Boasting amenity-rich 55+, and age-targeted communities such as Claremont, and King City, this thriving Northwest destination is gaining in popularity amongst retir...read more

Ageless Living in the City of Roses

06 September, 2020


Portland, Oregon has it all for Baby Boomers and beyond. This city is vibrant, and trendy with a youthful vibe that’s hard to beat. Pedestrian-friendly with a walkable downtown, convenient public transit, and high ranking medical facilities make Portland the perfect spot to age in place. Boasting amenity-rich 55+, and age-targeted communities such as Claremont, and King City, this thriving Northwest destination is gaining in popularity amongst retir...read more

Finding Your Heart in San Francisco

06 September, 2020


San Francisco encompasses all things diverse, and cultural. It’s a youthful, and vibrant city designed to cater to all walks of life. The city by the bay became a part of the World Health Organization’s network of age-friendly cities, and continues to gain in popularity amongst those 55 and better for its amenities, and services. San Francisco has irresistible energy and beauty whether you’re watching the fog roll in over the Golden Gate...read more

The Midwest's Best Kept Secret: Illinois

06 September, 2020


The Windy City of Chicago, and metropolitan capital of Springfield, is just a glimpse into what the Midwest destination of Illinois offers 55+ retirees. The Land of Lincoln is rich in farmland, historic attractions, and Americana. While Illinois may not be the first state that springs to mind when deciding on where to retire, low cost of living and tax friendliness makes it an attractive option especially for those on a fixed income. It may not be sunny C...read more

The Big City With Small Town Roots

06 September, 2020


From rolling farmland to the Venetian inspired architecture of the state capitol, Madison Wisconsin is an ultra-modern city with a rich heritage. It’s a harmonious fusion of country living and a progressive economy. Madison is home to the University of Wisconsin, a myriad of performing arts venues, and is the birth...read more

Focus on Tennessee

27 September, 2019


When you think of Tennessee, it is sure to conjure the image of Elvis, the late King of Rock and Roll.  However, Tennessee offers so much more.  Tennessee is full of beauty, southern hospitality, a low cost of living, four seasons of weather and land that offers just about anything for everyone.  If you are considering moving to Tennessee in your retirement years, let us provide you a few more reasons to add more weight to your choice.



Five Reasons to Live in Sout...read more

Omega-3 Rich Foods For 55+ Seniors

27 September, 2019


When you think of Tennessee, it is sure to conjure the image of Elvis, the late King of Rock and Roll.  However, Tennessee offers so much more.  Tennessee is full of beauty, southern hospitality, a low cost of living, four seasons of weather and land that offers just about anything for everyone.  If you are considering moving to Tennessee in your retirement years, let us provide you a few more reasons to add more weight to your choice.