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Retirement Living: Understand the Options

Retirement should be your reward for a life well-lived. You’ve put aside punching that time clock and now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor! You should not have to worry about making ends meet at this point of your life.  However, realities of retirement living such as whether you can afford your home costs are unavoidable and must be add...Read More

Those Retirement Years – Not Always Golden

For many retirees, golden years not what they expected Arlene Fischer imagined a retirement filled with vacations in New England and tending to her backyard garden, one relaxing day after another. Instead, her golden years are spent working a 32-hour, five-days-a-week shift as a sales clerk at a local Walmart. The 74-year-old jumped back into the j...Read More

10 Great After Fifty First Date Ideas

Does the idea of After Fifty dating make you a little nervous? That’s a natural feeling for adults of any age, especially if you’re out of practice. Whether you’re 16 or 65, the best way to enjoy a first date is to keep an open mind, focus on the things you have in common, and make your primary goal to simply have a good time. To ...Read More

5 Causes of Thinning Hair

There can be many causes for thinning hair but not all necessarily mean you are going bald.  We are going to review some of these causes in detail today, but before we do that, lets have a quick look at hair growth and try a test to see if you are losing your hair. At any one time approximately ninety percent of your hair is growing and the other t...Read More

Slowly fading away: Families, patients share the toll of Alzheimer’s

She was fine two days earlier. Fine meaning she sat in a wheelchair fidgeting with the fabric seat belt that kept her from falling, blowing air through her lips and occasionally saying a word or two. “Margaret, do you look after me?” Delton Lee Johnson cooed at his wife of 54 years, one of the more than 13,000 people in Ventura County d...Read More

Surprise! Marriage Can Help You Live Longer!

Research shows that marriage contributes to good health, and people who are healthier tend to live longer. Married men and women are less likely to have drinking problems, commit suicide, and develop mental problems. They also tend to eat more healthfully and exercise more frequently. What is it about marriage that leads to a longer, healthier life...Read More

Here’s a Tip for an Over-50 Career: You’re Not Alone!

One’s golden years are no longer reserved for fishing and gardening. Many of today’s would-be retirees are forgoing a life of leisure and opting to work well past 65 — a trend that’s sure to continue as the country’s 76 million baby boomers reach so-called retirement age. CONSIDER THESE NUMBERS: In a study conducted by AARP, 79 percent of baby boom...Read More

Women Have Menopause, Men Have Manopause

What is Andropause? Most people know that women go through menopause. Periods stop, reproduction stops, and there are a number of other signs and symptoms caused by low estrogen levels such as hot flashes and mood swings. But a dirty little secret that most people don’t know is that many men go through their version of the same thing; their own mid...Read More

Finding the Perfect Fit for a Volunteer Experience

If you fear being bored or worry what you’ll do once retired, volunteering your time could be the best thing that ever happened to you. Your life experiences or professional training could be a perfect fit to mentor, transform public education, implement clean water projects or build houses in developing nations. If you have ever considered v...Read More

5 Tips for Affordable Healthy Eating

Maintaining a healthy diet is important at all stages of life, but as we age, it becomes even more imperative as our bodies change and require more nutrients. For many, understanding health and how to achieve a nutritious lifestyle is necessary, but for others, it isn’t so much that we don’t know about health, but that we aren’t sure how to afford ...Read More

Long-Term Care Insurance: Pros, Cons and Why It Matters

Key Points Long-term care insurance costs can be managed by adjusting your daily benefit levels. Costs vary by location, so it’s best to get local estimates and determine what benefits you may need. New hybrid insurance products can help you or your family benefit from the policy regardless of whether you use the long-term care coverage or not. Lon...Read More

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