Tag Archives: Active Living

Halloween Special for Seniors

It’s almost that time of year again… the time of year when we all dress like ghouls or ghosts, drink too much “blood” and walk around like zombies. Yes, it’s time to get your Halloween costumes ready and plan your party. Read on, if you need any ideas on costumes and party ideas and how to make Halloween cupcake.

 

Cruises for Single Seniors

Experience the Best of 55+ Senior Living with Singles Cruises

Are you single and considering taking a cruise in your twilight years? This is a good move as you are bound to have a great time and meet new people. Who knows, maybe you might meet your next significant other…. There are many options for 55+ seniors when it comes to singles cruises plus there are many benefits of singles cruises. So, start making plans today.

buying a home tips for baby boomers and seniors

Different Mortgage Options Available for Senior Living Properties

Everyone dreams of owning their perfect home. It does not matter if you are young or not-so-young; a home is a central part of your life. If you are interested in any senior living properties, and are considering taking a loan, but are worried about all the different types, you have come to the right place. Let us enlighten you on some of your options.

Focus on Hawaii

So, you have decided to move to Hawaii in your 55+ years, to lead an active retirement lifestyle…. well, Aloha! It is a superb choice. Sunny beaches, friendly people and loads of sun are awaiting you. But what do you really know enough about the Aloha State? Do you know about the wonderful attractions, the economy and demographics of this State?You don’t want to look as if you haven’t done your homework on your new resettlement choices right? So, here’s some information about Hawaii and some of the best active adult communitiesin Hawaii that may be useful to you.

State of Idaho

Focus on Idaho

Have you included Idaho as a State to consider when it comes to purchasing your retirement properties? Are you looking up information that can help you make up your mind as to what States best fit your requirements and expectations of an active retirement? Here is some information that will make you more knowledgeable of the “Gem State”. Here also is some useful information on the state of Idaho and the things you can do, if you move into a 55+ community in this State.

Focus on Indiana

Living in Indiana is a wise choice for seniors looking for retirement properties that are especially master-planned for over 55 retirees. This is a beautiful place, with plenty of things to see and do and with best of all, 55+ seniors are eligible for a tax deduction on the property and household income. In addition, you are not taxed on social security either. So, are you interested in considering Indiana to purchase your retirement properties? If so, you should know a bit about the state and various retirement villages and communities in this state. Here are some insights into what senior independent living in Indiana has to offer.

virginia state capital building in richmond, virginia.

Focus on Virginia

If you are looking for a state that is rich with history, natural beauty, and diverse terrains, Virginia might be your answer. This Southern state is where the story of Chesapeake Bay unfolds, and the love story of Pocahontas and John Smith flourish. It is nicknamed the “Old Dominion” and at times referred to as the “Mother of Presidents” with 8 US presidents having been born here. For active adults choosing a state for retirement, Virginia can be a thrilling experience.  There are so many things happening in Virginia that you are unlikely to miss the State that you left behind. Here is some related information on this state that you may need to know in order to make the right decision.

How to Make Money After Retirement

For most of us, making some extra money, after retirement, will enable us to do enjoyable things that we cannot otherwise afford to. However, if you are like me, you will frown and wonder what you can do, now that you are over 55 and retired from work. Chatting with my friend Ellie who has been working from home since she resigned from work to raise her kids, I realized that there are lots of opportunities that we can make use of. To begin with, there are many small businesses or even medium and large scale organizations that are heavily dependent on outsourced freelancers. This means we can easily secure a job as a freelancing, telecommuting employee or a service provider. Here are some great options that you can consider when it comes to earning money after retirement.