General Interest

4 Tips To Talk About Retirement With Your Spouse

When we approach retirement years, we start to conjure up ideas about what life will look like. Everyone has goals and fantasies about the years after work, when children are grown and out of the house, and time is free to spend however we wish. Still, money, lifestyle, and inevitable mishaps are things that every couple needs to address in a groun...Read More

7 Most Common Misconceptions About Aging

As we age, most people become what they think we will become and stereotypes play a big role in this process. Think you know the facts about growing older? Think again. Here are 7 common misconceptions about aging: Old women are depressed and lonely: While we may get sad and lonely from time to time, research shows that the least lonely and depress...Read More

7 Tips to get the week off to a great start

It’s hard to believe how a few simple changes to our daily habits can impact our lives, and become a motivation for positive change. Here are a few simple things you can do every day to feel happier this week. Sleep in a comfy and clean bed. According to several experts, a daily habit as simple as making your bed could lead to increased happi...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

How Your Tax Rates Change In Retirement

Taxes have long been the bane of our existence. April comes around and everyone starts getting a little antsy. Life is suddenly measured in cash in, and cash out. Look around, what can you write off? The dog walker, can you get anything back as an expense? What about the newspaper? In retirement, various events conspire to lift you up the income la...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

What are some things you realize as you get older?

Recently the question “What are some things you realize as you get older?”  was posted on the Quora community. Here are some of the best and most voted responses from the community: Deepak Shukla, TedX Speaker. Ironman. Ultramarathon Runner. Relationships are more challenging Than any of your career ambitions Apparently, your mum was ri...Read More

Top 2017 Apps For Baby Boomers

With millions of smartphone apps out there today, how do baby boomers pick the best ones to make our lives easier, healthier, and safer? Here is a curated list of apps you should check out to make you life easier, save money or just have fun! GasBuddy. This App helps you save money showing you the cheapest gas when you travel or just need gas in yo...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

Journey with Kileen – to the South Pacific!

NOTE:  This article is the first in a series by AFL Travel Blogger Kileen Prather who will share her recent exploits to the South Pacific. Kileen’s helpful hints and words of travel wisdom are always deeply appreciated! I like to cruise in January for my own personal vacation.  There are two reasons for this.  First, the week after New Year’s is th...Read More

5 Scams Aimed at Baby Boomers

If you’re visiting your mom or dad and see an excessive amount of junk mail, take note: Your parent might be a prime target for fraud. “If your parents’ mail is filled with sweepstakes notifications, free gift offers and more magazines than they could possibly read, chances are good they’re on a ‘sucker list,'” w...Read More

10 Great Tips to Deal with Cranky Grandchildren

Grandparents look forward to time spent with grandchildren alone, without a parent. But these visits can be ruined if a child becomes cranky or misbehaves. Without a parent present to diffuse the problem, the solution falls to the grandparent, which can be overwhelming. Here are some tips for handling a  situation, and preventing one from happening...Read More

Lost Password

Register

Like Our Page!

Receive our updates via Facebook!