Author: passionate-retirees

3 Financial Tips for After Fifty

As we get older, the odds of accumulating wealth diminishes simply because the number of remaining years are decreasing. Many seniors today find themselves in dire straits because of a failure to institute sound investment and savings strategies, but also because of outside factors such as the Global Financial Crisis of recent years.

Your Health and Healing – 3 Things You Gotta Know

Health, healing and life itself, are both magical and miraculous. For those of us who have looked at the complexity of the human body, we marvel at the intelligence that runs the body. Humanity has studied and treated the human organism for centuries. We have learned a lot during the course of time, but there is so much that we still don’t know. In...Read More

These 5 Addictions Could Devastate Your Senior Years

Yang was sitting in front of the screen mesmerized by the online game in which he was participating. He was wholly engrossed in the task before him. Even nature’s urges were not an issue as the pad lining his underwear was doing its job. He was focused on one thing; winning. Yang is not a senior citizen but a student whose life has been taken over ...Read More

Want to Increase Your Longevity? Here’s 7 Simple Strategies

Today life expectancy in the Western World is greater than it has ever been. It has not been by accident, and there are numerous reasons this has taken place. Some of these are obvious, some not so much. There are, of course, no guarantees. We can find individuals who have abused their bodies and yet live to a ripe old age. Others who do all the “r...Read More

Improving Lives. Here’s 3 Ways to Start…

“I wish that I had…” is a phrase that people often express when they live in regret. As people age, the life that they are living is often the result of actions that they took in their younger days. Most of us who reach our senior years can look back with hindsight at how different things could be. Now seniors are in the position ...Read More

Ruin Your Finances After 50? Here’s 5 Sad Ways To Do It…

Should I invest in shares? Should I buy an investment property? Both are right and wrong. Wealth accumulation is not so much about where you put your money but more about your attitude to and emotional relationship with money. As people approach their 50’s and 60’s and retirement looms, they often realize that they don’t have the money they thought...Read More

Top 5 Reasons Companies Should Hire 50+ candidates

What would you think about a 75-year-old working in a factory or even an 80-year-old? You might believe that this is some form of elder abuse in a Third World country. It’s something that is happening more and more right in the USA. I heard a discussion about over 55’s working at Brooks Brothers factories in America. In case you don’t know, Brooks ...Read More

Stop the World! I Want To Get Off!

In the early 1960’s, a musical production appeared on the scene with the title, “Stop The World I Want To Get Off”. While the title has dire implications such as suicide, it is more than that. It is really a metaphor for the anxiety that many are feeling about the dislocation and disruption of societal values in today’s world. For those 30 or under...Read More

Stressed? Here are 7 Strategies to Help You Cope!

We all know that experiencing a high degree of stress, especially for a prolonged period can be debilitating and even deadly. Scientists have known for some time that conditions such as cancer and heart disease can be induced by living a stressful life. Stress can also affect our mental state resulting in anxiety or a complete mental breakdown. The...Read More

Amazing Possibilities – YES – Even In Retirement!

So here it is; retirement is looming. Some enter this phase of life with trepidation, while others transition in a seamless way and never look back. The options today in retirement are endless. We all have choices. Some plan ahead and things work out just fine, but for some, this new period, despite the planning leads to unhappiness, boredom and lo...Read More

Want a Better Life? At 50, 60 and beyond? MOVE IT!

Humans are complex beings of body, mind and spirit. The more integrated we are in these three areas, the more likely we are to have a balanced life. While the spirit is something beyond the physical senses and motor functions, the body and mind are two areas that we can exercise to significantly improve our state of well-being. We have identified f...Read More

Baby Boomers: Their Expectations Are Changing the World

We often hear the expression “the sixty of today is the forty of twenty years ago. We can now stretch this to say, “The eighty of today is the sixty of twenty years ago! Due to better management of chronic health conditions, and people taking more responsibility for their wellbeing, we are staying healthier and more active further into...Read More

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