Author: AFL Staff

Aging in Place. Can It Work for You – or Your Loved One?

NOTE:  After Fifty Living thanks Harvard Health for this important article.  In this pandemic era, you may be motivated to avoid moving to a retirement facility, where COVID-19 risks can be high. But how can you tell if you’re healthy enough to do that? “Sometimes people don’t recognize the signs. They often will say everything is...Read More

An Ageism Expert Gives 11 Tips for Finding a Job During the Pandemic

NOTE:  AFL acknowledges and gives thanks to Jeanette Marantos for this great article which first appeared in the LA Times (Aug 14, 2020). Hey boomers, it’s not your imagination. Finding a job in today’s COVID economy is harder than ever, especially for “older Americans,” i.e. workers 55 and older. Let’s start with the grim statistics (just to get t...Read More

CONTEST TIME! Watch, Win! Free Energy Mix from Easy Feeling Wellness

This is a SURE THING.  Soooo simple. Just WATCH the short (really short) video, above. Then, NAME at least 5 of the 6 athletic activies showcased in the video. Send your email (listing the 5 activities) and your shipping address to Ralph@easyfeelingwellness.com no later than October 15, 2020. Your PRIZE?  The first 1,000 respondents will receive fr...Read More

Downsizing Now! Simple Steps to Sort and Say Goodbye to Decades of Clutter

It’s so easy to accumulate lots and lots of stuff over the years. Sometimes, before you even know it, as kids move up and out and you’re left with a big, empty house, those spare bedrooms fill up with all sorts of bric-a-brac that you really don’t need and you certainly never use. And this says nothing about the garage or the basement you’ve been u...Read More

Redefining Your Legacy: Entrepreneurship After 50

The way that the media portrays our leading entrepreneurs, you’d be inclined to believe that entrepreneurship is only made for the younger generation, willing to eat ramen noodles and couch surf until their startup “makes it”, if it ever does. What you don’t see is the boom in 50+ entrepreneurs entering into the equation. For those dreaming of turn...Read More

Your Time at Home: Downsizing, Planning Your Next Chapter, & Evaluating Finances

Electing to downsize after retirement is not an easy decision. Research shows that over 64 percent of retirees wish to age in place (meaning stay in their present home). It’s easy to understand why: it’s likely their family home, where they feel most comfortable, where they built roots and memories.     However, when looking at it in the long–...Read More

3 Tips To Make Your Money Last Through Retirement

If you’re like most people, the idea of your money running out before you die can keep you up at night. It’s a huge worry, of course, but there are ways to ensure you keep cash flowing, even after you retire. Check out these tips to keep your bank account flush.

10 Things People Get Wrong About Sex After 50

Like red wine, certain things can get better with age. Don’t think that if you’re in the over-50 crowd, you have to settle for a less-than-fulfilling sex life.

5 Ways To Keep Politics From Ruining Your Relationships

Historically, we were taught that politics, while crucial for our democracy, shouldn’t be enough to divide us. But party affiliations are infamously divisive, and the 2016 presidential election was not a “normal” election. The election in 2020 may also be quite devisive.   A poll conducted by Monmouth University lays the situation out pretty ...Read More

8 Netflix Picks For Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers love movies. We are the first generation to have movies available at home, with the invention of the VHS. We watched movies develop and evolve in the 50’s and 60’s at a faster rate than anyone could imagine, compared to the half-century before. New genres, filming techniques and themes were introduced, as we joyfully watched. As a resu...Read More

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