Boomers Take Gap Year for Self-Discovery

There’s a lot of noteworthy activity in the month of March. The NCAA college basketball Final Four, St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s also the time of year when boomer parents and grandparents accompany their high school juniors ...

 
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Older, Less Healthy Snorkelers Allowed on Great Barrier Reef

For snorkelers and scuba divers, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has one of the world’s most amazing displays of underwater scenic vistas and is a destination for many. A recent article on an Australian website, Cairns.com.au reported ...

 
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Summer Travel Tips for Seniors

If you’re in perfectly good health, you probably don’t have much to worry about when it comes to hopping on a plane for a summer vacation destination. But if age has brought a few ailments and restrictions your ...

 
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How to… Have a Meaningful Retirement

A meaningful retirement starts with a plan, and by that, we don’t mean a financial plan (though that’s important too). After years of working, having a schedule on your days off may not sound like fun, but without ...

 
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10 Best Weekend Getaways for Boomers

Do you find yourself answering the Southwest Airlines’ “Wanna get away?” ads with an enthusiastic yes? Then it’s time to take action.

Today’s boomers are busier than ever: working past the retirement age they planned on, welcoming adult ...

 
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Road Trip, Independent Living Style

It’s not uncommon to see a large bus parked outside of many independent living communities. These vehicles are usually devoted to recreational travel and entertainment for residents: day trips to the beach, shopping, dining, concerts and shows, museums, historic ...

 
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Why More Boomers Are Putting Careers on Hold

Caring for aging parents and relatives has meant a change in plans for many boomers at the peak of their careers, says a recent ChicagoBusiness.com article by Marcia Froelke Coburn.

Joseph Hodorowicz chose a job that offered the flexibility ...

 
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What To Do With Post-Holiday Concerns About Older Relatives

After visiting your family for the holidays, you noticed a change in your parents. Your grandfather. Your sister-in-law. Whomever your concerns are related to, you join the ranks of countless other individuals who are getting back to the daily grind ...

 
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When Thanksgiving Is Just Another Caregiving Day

It’s the day before Thanksgiving. Some people are working, some have the day off. Others are loading the car or boarding a plane to visit family. Many are beginning dinner preparations.

Millions are caregiving. On a day like today, ...

 
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Holiday Retirement Community Throws Online Wedding Party

This week, a grandmother was able to attend a family wedding and enjoy a piece of reception cake... all without leaving her South Carolina retirement community.

Clarine, a resident at Westminster Retirement Community in Greenville, tuned in to the wedding ...

 
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