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4 retirement scenarios couples should prepare for

Retirement is a wonderful time in life. Now that your working days are gone, it’s time to slow down and enjoy yourself. But you have to afford these happy years, and studies show 9 out of 10 retirees have no financial plan. As we live longer, those of us who hit retirement years will statistically live into our 90s – that’s twenty years longer than...Read More

10 Radical Truths I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Here are some of the things I would’ve liked to tell myself a few decades ago! Don’t be a pleaser. People pleasing tendencies can create stress and unhappiness. If at any point you’ve already thought about saying “no” to something, there’s probably merit for consideration. Plus, every time you agree to do something you...Read More

10 Things You Should Know About Aging and Fitness

Every day, fitness professionals are faced with many questions on topics ranging from aging, weight loss to rehabilitating from pain, injuries, and surgeries. Here are some of the most popular questions people over 50 ask about fitness and aging. I’m not active and haven’t been in years. Is it safe for me to start now? It’s never too late start and...Read More

6 Tips for Coping With Aging Stress

Whether you are elderly or beginning to look or feel less youthful, aging can be anxiety-producing and affect the way you feel. Research shows that long-term activation of your body’s stress response impairs your immune system’s ability to fight against disease and increases the risk of physical and mental health problems. Challenges, which often g...Read More

Is Cruise Ship Retirement A Good Option?

Is a cruise ship suitable for a retirement home? For some, this is a romantic idea that is not as far-fetched as it sounds.  Even more affordable than some options on land.  A recent study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society concluded that 20 years in a retirement home for someone entering at age 65 would cost an average of $228,075, ...Read More

3 “old school” things we should bring back

Writing letters, real letters, written by hand:  In the days of smartphones, twitter, email, and text messages, letter writing can seem hopelessly outdated. But it’s an art worth bringing back and not because of some misplaced sense of nostalgia either. The writing and reception of letters will always offer an experience that modern technology cann...Read More

5 Fashion Bloggers Over 50 Making Waves

Melanie Kobayashi Vancouver-based style adventurer looking for transcendence through comedy, coloring, and rose-tinted bifocals. // bagandaberet.blogspot.com A post shared by @bagandaberet on Aug 18, 2017 at 1:12pm PDT A post shared by @bagandaberet on Sep 12, 2017 at 3:44pm PDT Senior Style Bible This 82 year old Dorrie Jacobson is a former Playbo...Read More

Why Do Men and Women Over 50 Cheat?

Assumptions aside, the actual reasons people over 55 most commonly give for relationship infidelity are often quite different than those reported younger people doing the same thing. In 2016, 20 percent of those older than 55 reported having sex outside of marriage, while only 14 percent of those under 55 said the same, according to the Institute f...Read More

Why so many baby boomer couples are sleeping in separate beds

Waking up next to your loved one can be a wonderful thing. The intimacy of sharing a bed is one of the joys of being married. For some. For others, the reality is a little too hot to handle. Snoring. Cover Yankers. Mattress hogs. Restless sleepers who toss and turn. Insomniacs who read by penlight. Late night tip toes that accidentally wake. Sleepi...Read More

5 Tips to keep earning a paycheck in retirement

Retirement today is not that of a generation ago, we are living longer these days, and retirement is not what it used to be.  Today, 60 (and beyond) is the new 50. Retirement is no longer a time to just garden and visit the grandkids, and healthier retirees want to stay engaged and stimulated. According to a recent survey about two-thirds of worker...Read More

8 Habits You Should Get Rid Of By After 50

With more and more people living longer than ever before, it’s crucial to explore the best ways to maintain your physical and mental health as you grow older. Here are 5 Unhealthy Habits You Should Get Rid Of By Turning 50 Years Old Stop Overspending and Get Your Budget Under Control Maxing out your credit card means not only are you living an unsu...Read More

Owning Versus Renting in Retirement

Maybe the biggest decision we make is where to live. As we move into later phases in life, we have to ask ourselves if it’s better to rent or to buy? To move or to stay put? The answer to these questions generally comes down to math: What’s your overhead and how much do you have saved? How much will it cost to live once you retire? Surprisingly, re...Read More

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