Working Past Retirement

Today’s workplace is not the same as it has been in other times. Working after retirement from need and/or desire has made retiree employment a game changer, benefiting employers with talented and mature help as well as retirees with more exciting jobs. Retirees are sought after by an increasing number of companies, and many retirees…

senior voters

There’s a lot riding on the upcoming midterms, chiefly control of Congress and statehouses across the country. And that control could lie squarely in your hands and mine. That’s because as older Americans, we tend to dominate the polls. In the last midterms, those over 60 represented 39.4 percent of all voters, which was the…

apple watch series 4

Could a watch improve your health … even save your life?  Believe it or not, the new Apple Watch actually could! Heart rhythms The most notable health feature of the recently released Apple Watch Series 4 will be the ability to take an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) simply by pressing a button. With this watch…

Senior Friends

Senior citizen friendships are essential and can be both similar and dissimilar from friendships in younger years. Making and keeping friends may appear to become more difficult as we age, but that is far from the truth. Senior Friendships As we get older and become new people (in some good and some not so good…

100 years quotes

If we could have a heart-to-heart with our 21- , 37- and 52-year-old selves, how differently would the four of us view life? Quite differently, I am sure. However, I am just as certain that, at those particular junctures in life, our life views would be amazingly similar to everyone else we know. That’s the…

january-december

What’s a January-December friendship? It’s when a senior forms a bond with someone, other than their grandchildren. These relationships are not only beneficial to the children but can also encourage seniors to be more active and take better care of themselves as well as give them greater purpose in life. You may have read the…

lynchburg retirement

You’ve reached the age where you’re ready to leave behind all that hustle and bustle – the early morning commutes, traffic jams, annoying neighbors, street noise or whatever else irks you. You want to live some place where you can connect with nature, hear the birds sing, and see and hear your neighbors only if…

car

When you think about harsh driving conditions, many people naturally think of navigating icy roads and snowy conditions during winter. In reality, though, summertime weather conditions in many parts of the country can also give your vehicle a run for its money. From triple-digit temperatures transforming your car into an oven to monsoon storms that…

Seniors Wine

We all want to live a long, happy life, but we don’t often feel like we have much control over whether that happens or not. Surprisingly and pleasantly, moderate alcohol consumption is one of the most effective factors in achieving a longer life. No one is quite sure why yet, but they’re willing to take…

apps for seniors

Seniors benefit from and can enjoy technology as much as the next person. Many people are making apps for seniors, and of course, there are lots of apps for everyone that seniors will love. These apps help seniors stay connected, make tasks simpler, relax, enjoy some entertainment, stay informed, and sharpen their minds. Apps Seniors…

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