Tag Archives: Active Lifestyles

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.

Benefits of Being Over 55

If you are feeling depressed after your 55th birthday, don’t be. Did you know that there are a number of surprising benefits of being over 55? These can be in just about every area of your life. If you were feeling sorry for yourself, now that you are a senior, here are few benefits you never even thought about.

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest?

Oktoberfest is a two-week festival held every year in Munich, Germany. Starting in late September, it runs through early October. More than 6 million people attend this huge festival each year to have fun – and drink lots and lots of beer. While the main celebration for Oktoberfest is held in Munich, Germany, this celebration is also held in various other cities across the world, including the US. Here are some of the biggest and the best places in the USA which hold Oktoberfest celebrations.

Health Benefits of Playing Tennis

Tennis is a low-impact sport and does not depend on the strength of the player and can be played at any skill level. Many baby boomers play tennis either for fun, competitively or simply to keep moving or to get some exercise. Whichever way you play tennis, it has great benefits for the body, as well as, the mind. Here are five of these benefits….

10 Bargain Retirement Destinations

Buying a home can be expensive with a volatile market. However, luck may be on your side as there are some places which provide you bargains when it comes to buying your home. Although this may be devastating for the homeowners, for you, it is a great wish come true! You get to live in a place which was beyond your budget a few years ago. Here are ten bargain retirement destinations to consider.

Japan’s Active Seniors Give the Younger Generation a Run for their Money!

Age is just a state of mind. This proves to be true for Mieko Nagaoka, the 18-time world record holder. Mieko Nagaoka is a Japanese swimmer who is defying everything we think about age and our abilities once we pass a certain age. After all, this wonderful lady is 99 years old!

The Active Adult Living® Top Active Adult Living for Condominium Living

Hello boomers, active seniors and empty nesters! Here is our second installment on the Top Active Adult Living for Active Adult Condominium Communities.

#12. Greenbiar at Fox Ridge, Rockaway, NJ
New Active Adult Condominiums with an enjoyable Resort Lifestyle. Upscale 16,000 square ft. Clubhouse with Indoor Pool, Fitness Center and Cyber Café.  Centrally located in Morris County, there is easy access to Route 80 and both Train & Bus service to Manhattan. The picturesque country like setting is convenient to Shopping, including a large Mall minutes away. Also within a short drive are Restaurants, Theaters, Golf Courses and many other recreational opportunities. For the nature lover there are also numerous parks and lakes nearby.  READ MORE

The Body-Mind Connection – by Terri Ivanovski, North Hill

It’s exciting to see new data coming out related to Physical Activity and Cognition, with more studies finding a positive link between moving the body and maintaining a healthy brain.

No wonder that in a 2012 study published in the Journal Stroke, Ana Verdelho, M.D. stated: “We strongly suggest physical activity of moderate intensity at least 30 minutes three times a week to prevent cognitive impairment.”