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Older for Longer? Or Younger for Longer? The Choice is Ours - By Gary Allen Foster Chances are pretty good that you may live 20 or more years longer than your parents. If you hit 65 without major illness, you have a better than even chance you will live to 90 or beyond. So the prospect of 25-30 more years beyond the average retirement age puts us […]
Things To Do When Considering Living Abroad In Retirement - By Susan Williams Do you dream of living abroad in retirement? Before you pack up your bags and your life there are lots of things you should consider before jumping on the plane. Cynthia and Edd Staton know this first hand as they are now living their retirement in Ecuador. Cynthia and Edd spoke with […]
“Ok Boomer” – When Did We Become So Sensitive? - By Susan Williams I’ll be honest, I was really struggling on my position of this latest craze of “Ok Boomer” name calling. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, you can read more about the situation in this post published by NBC and how it has quickly escalated to becoming a full scale generational divide. […]
Check This Out – Lives Well Lived - By Susan Williams What stories and wisdom do your family members have to share? That’s exactly what motivated Sky Bergman to develop and direct the film Lives Well Lived. As she watched her 99 year old grandmother work out at the gym, she thought she had better film this as there was no way anyone would […]
Aging Solo – 5 Important Things To Do Right Now - By Joy Loverde If you are living solo, you are not alone. Millions of people currently fall into the category of separated, divorced, widowed, or never married. As life goes on, anyone can end up aging alone with no known family member or surrogate to act on our behalf. Plus, being a parent is no a […]
For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won’t Come Cheap - By Sharon Jayson Aging in place is a major financial commitment, one that may be at odds with retirees’ plans to downsize their lives and budgets and squirrel away cash in anticipation of rising health care costs.