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7 tips to avoid divorce in retirement and keep a happy marriage

While the quality of the spousal relationship is one of the most important factors in retiree life satisfaction, recent studies conclude that divorce for couples after 50 is on the rise, and retirement may have something to do with it. According to researchers, many couples are just not prepared for the realities of being around their spouse more o...Read More

How to Avoid Turning Into a “Grumpy” Old Woman

Often we see people who, in their early life, have a sympathetic and positive mind. But, 20 or 30 years later, those positive qualities slowly erode and are replaced with a propensity towards being grumpy, miserable and negative. How can we ensure that we avoid the ‘grumpy old man’ syndrome and remain positive throughout our advancing years? While ...Read More

12 Tips to Feast Internationally – and still stay on that budget!

For those of us who enjoy international cuisine, eating local specialties while traveling is the best of two worlds. Meals don’t always have to be in fine dining establishments where pricing can be astronomical, you can relish terrific flavors from a food cart, on a picnic, or from the local supermarket. Below are some tips on how to make the most ...Read More

Top 10 Makeup Mistakes & Tips For Over 50s Women

Heather, a former 80s model shares her Top 10 Makeup Mistakes of Mature Women, over 40, 50 etc.. plus beauty techniques & hacks so learned from make-up artists for the solutions. Blunders in contouring, concealer, hooded eyes, powder, under eye bags, smokey eyeshadow, lip liner & lipstick plus foundation, brows, blush & more are feature...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

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

10 WINTER BEAUTY TIPS FOR WOMEN OVER 50

Moisturizing, constantly.  The secret to a healthy glow this season? Hydration Dry and cold air, may dry and harm your skin, so you need to protect it daily.  Instead of using a lightweight moisturizer, opt for one that complements your skin type, and preferably has all of these components: humectants, hyaluronic acid, collagen, vitamins, and SPF. ...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

Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

  Handling money in retirement is a complicated business. We want our money to grow, we want to be secure, and we want to try to leave money to our heirs.  Owning a home is a big part of most people’s retirement plans, and so the idea of a reverse mortgage is bound to come up. What is it? A reverse mortgage is essentially a loan on your own in...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

Pay Off a Mortgage or Invest? 3 Steps – You Decide

Key Points Paying off a mortgage early could reduce overall interest paid over time Investing the funds could yield a better return than mortgage interest saved With interest rates changing, it may be time to reevaluate your options Entering retirement with the mortgage paid off is a common aspiration. Paying off a home loan even sooner than that c...Read More

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